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Women and the health care industry

an unhealthy relationship?

by Peggy Foster

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Published by Open University Press in Buckingham, Bristol, Pa .
Written in English

  • Women"s health services.,
  • Medicine -- Philosophy.,
  • Women -- Health and hygiene -- Sociological aspects.,
  • Sexism in medicine.,
  • Physician and patient.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [192]-206) and index.

    StatementPeggy Foster.
    LC ClassificationsRA564.85 .F67 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination218 p. ;
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1116583M
    ISBN 100335094732, 0335094724
    LC Control Number94042684

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