TITLE

Abstracts

PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Issues in Law & Medicine;Summer2011, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents several abstracts related to law and medicine including one on health care reform legislation in the U.S., one on physician assisted suicide and one on alternative medicine.
ACCESSION #
64157235

 

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