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Physicians at war

the dual-loyalties challenge
  • 271 Pages
  • 1.16 MB
  • English

Springer , [New York]
Medicine, Military -- Moral and ethical aspects., Military ethics., Medical ethics., War -- Medical aspects., War -- Moral and ethical asp
StatementFritz Allhoff, editor.
SeriesInternational library of ethics, law, and the new medicine -- v. 41
ContributionsAllhoff, Fritz.
LC ClassificationsRC971 .P456 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 271 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17020857M
ISBN 101402069111, 140206912X
ISBN 139781402069116, 9781402069123
LC Control Number2008922459

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Pediatric physicians, military medical physicians.