‘A Scandalous and Corrupt Hospital’ — Reflections on the Fallon Report

  title={‘A Scandalous and Corrupt Hospital’ — Reflections on the Fallon Report},
  author={Herschel A. Prins},
  journal={Medicine, Science and the Law},
  pages={209 - 213}
  • H. Prins
  • Published 1 July 1999
  • Medicine
  • Medicine, Science and the Law
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  • Medicine
  • Medicine, science, and the law
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  • History, Medicine
  • Medicine, science, and the law
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