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Clinical and epidemiological aspects of end-of-life decision-making

Clinical and epidemiological aspects of end-of-life decision-making

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Published by Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terminal care -- Decision making -- Congresses.,
  • Terminal care -- Congresses.,
  • Assisted suicide -- Congresses.,
  • Euthanasia -- Congresses.,
  • Epidemiology -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Agnes van der Heide ... [et al.].
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesVerhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afd. Natuurkunde. Tweede reeks ;, d. 102, Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandsche Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeeling Natuurkunde., d. 102.
    ContributionsHeide, Agnes van der.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR726.8 .C565 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 253 p. :
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3638559M
    ISBN 109069843099
    LC Control Number2002444210
    OCLC/WorldCa47980738

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