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Medical malpractice expert witness testimony a guide for physicians and medical professionals by Perry Hookman

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Published by Taylor & Francis in Boca Raton, La .
Written in English


  • Physicians -- Malpractice -- United States,
  • Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- United States,
  • Evidence, Expert -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPerry Hookman.
LC ClassificationsKF8925.M3 H66 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17873587M
ISBN 101420058959
ISBN 109781420058956
LC Control Number2007013026

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