1 edition of Tough problems in medical malpractice. found in the catalog.
Tough problems in medical malpractice.
by Pennsylvania Bar Institute in [Harrisburg, Pa.] (104 South St., P.O. Box 1027, Harrisburg 17108-1027)
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||PBI ;, no. 1994-929, PBI (Series) ;, no. 1994-929.|
|Contributions||Pennsylvania Bar Institute.|
|LC Classifications||KFP326.3.Z9 T68 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 249 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||249|
|LC Control Number||94069140|
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