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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Palliative treatment -- Philosophy,
  • Palliative treatment -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Palliative Care -- ethics,
  • Philosophy, Medical

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementFiona Randall, Robin S. Downie.
ContributionsDownie, R. S.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR726.8 .R35 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3412918M
ISBN 100198567367
ISBN 109780198567363
LC Control Number2005029034

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