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The Role of Medicine

Thomas McKeown

The Role of Medicine

Dream, Mirage, or Nemesis?

by Thomas McKeown

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Published by Princeton Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Health,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medicine,
  • Medical,
  • General,
  • Causes and theories of causati,
  • Diseases

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7756648M
    ISBN 10069102362X
    ISBN 109780691023625

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    Additional Physical Format: Online version: McKeown, Thomas. Role of medicine. [London]: Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust, (OCoLC) ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Earlier shorter edition issued as the monograph of the Rock Carling Fellowship series, published by the Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust.

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