For the good of mankind? the shameful history of human medical experimentation by Vicki O. Wittenstein

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  • Methodology,
  • History,
  • Human experimentation in medicine,
  • Medical sciences,
  • Research

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StatementVicki Oransky Wittenstein
LC ClassificationsR853.H8 W58 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination96 pages
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27153518M
ISBN 101467706590
ISBN 109781467706599
LC Control Number2012043413

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