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A good death?

Lynn Hagger

A good death?

law and ethics in practice

by Lynn Hagger

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Published by Ashgate in Farnham, Surrey, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical ethics,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Palliative treatment,
  • Terminal care

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBy Lynn Hagger and Simon Woods
    ContributionsWoods, Simon, 1961-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKD3410.E88 H34 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25340347M
    ISBN 109781409420897, 9781409420903
    LC Control Number2012022044

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