TITLE

MDs' failure to use plain language can lead to the courtroom

AUTHOR(S)
Gordon, Deborah
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/15/1996, Vol. 155 Issue 8, p1152
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
35494006

 

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