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The politics of medical encounters

Howard Waitzkin

The politics of medical encounters

how patients and doctorsdeal with social problems

by Howard Waitzkin

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, London .
Written in English


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StatementHoward Waitzkin.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 311p. ;
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22115280M
ISBN 100300049498

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