Representing physicians, other health care professionals and medical groups

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Published by MCLE, Inc. in Boston .

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  • Medical laws and legislation -- Massachusetts,
  • Group medical practice -- Law and legislation -- Massachusetts,
  • Physicians -- Massachusetts -- Discipline,
  • Physicians -- Licenses -- Massachusetts

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Statement[edited by] William M. Mandell.
ContributionsMassachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (1982- )
LC ClassificationsKFM2726 R47 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 352 p. :
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16655503M
LC Control Number2007939679

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