Health care malpractice

a primer on legal issues for professionals by Ronald W. Scott

Publisher: McGraw-Hill in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Health care malpractice | Ronald W. Scott
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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Physical therapists -- Malpractice -- United States.,
  • Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRonald W. Scott.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF2915.T453 S38 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 135 p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL369505M
ISBN 100070541450
LC Control Number98030161

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