The limits of medicine

how science shapes our hope for the cure by Edward S. Golub

Publisher: University of Chicago Press in Chicago

Written in English
Cover of: The limits of medicine | Edward S. Golub
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Subjects:

  • Medicine -- History.,
  • Social medicine.,
  • Medicine -- Philosophy.

Edition Notes

StatementEdward S. Golub.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR133 .G656 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1005867M
ISBN 100226302075
LC Control Number96045668

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