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Medical malpractice in Oregon

Ruth J. Hooper

Medical malpractice in Oregon

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Published by National Business Institute in Eau Claire, WI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- Oregon.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ruth J. Hooper, Michael J. Wiswall, Stephen E. Lawrence.
    ContributionsWiswall, Michael J., Lawrence, Stephen E.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p. :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14559508M


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