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Published by Taylor & Francis in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Older people -- Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Older people -- Medical care -- Moral and ethical aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGeorge P. Smith II.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF3821 .S64 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL804103M
ISBN 10156032452X, 1560324538
LC Control Number95040599

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