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Medical and hospital liability

Canadian Bar Association. Ontario Branch. Continuing Legal Education.

Medical and hospital liability

a prescription for recovery : professional responsibilities of doctors, hospitals and lawyers in medical litigation.

by Canadian Bar Association. Ontario Branch. Continuing Legal Education.

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Published by The Association in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liability (Law) -- Canada.,
  • Tort liability of hospitals -- Canada.,
  • Malpractice -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Presented at a programme held Oct. 29, 1979, Toronto Harbour Castle Hilton.

    Other titlesProfessional responsibilities of doctors, hospitals and lawyers in medical litigation.
    ContributionsProgramme on Medical and Hospital Liability (1979 : Toronto, Ont.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF 2905.3 C22 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination115 leaves ;
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17369369M


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