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First, do no harm the cure for medical malpractice by Ira E. Williams

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Published by Cote Literary Group in Mt. Pleasant, SC .
Written in English


  • Physicians -- Malpractice.,
  • Malpractice insurance.,
  • Medical care, Cost of.,
  • Health services accessibility.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-173).

StatementIra E. Williams.
LC ClassificationsRA1056.5 .W556 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 197 p. ;
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22537906M
ISBN 101929175396
LC Control Number2003116680

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