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Biomedical politics / Kathi E. Hanna, editor ; Division of Health Sciences Policy, Committee to Study Biomedical Decision Making, Institute of Medicine.

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Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1991.

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viii, 352 pages ; 24 cm

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Includes bibliographical references and index


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