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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, Boston .
Written in English


  • Disease Outbreaks -- ethics -- Congresses.,
  • Epidemiology -- ethics -- Congresses.,
  • Communicable Disease Control -- methods -- Congresses.,
  • Communicable Diseases -- therapy -- Congresses.,
  • Ethics, Medical -- Congresses.,
  • Epidemiology -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Medical ethics -- Congresses.,
  • Communicable diseases -- Treatment -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by John Balint ... [et al.].
SeriesAdvances in bioethics -- v. 9
ContributionsBalint, John.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 253 p. :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18586393M
ISBN 100762313110
ISBN 109780762313112, 9780762313112

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