TITLE

On subjects, objects and patients

AUTHOR(S)
Bloch, Ralph
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/23/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 11, p1603
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an article relating the author's thought about death from cancer. Reflection on the life of a physician and a friend who died from cancer; Cause for the failure of physicians to collaborate effectively with terminal patients; Opinion on stem cell research.
ACCESSION #
21062797

 

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