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The Politics of Medical Encounters How Patients and Doctors Deal With Social Problems by Howard Waitzkin

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Communication Studies,
  • Medicine: General Issues,
  • Social issues,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Physician & Patient,
  • Medical / Physician & Patient,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Physician and patient,
  • Social medicine,
  • Health/Fitness

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9508595M
ISBN 100300055110
ISBN 109780300055115

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