Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Norman McI. Johnson.|
|Series||Medico-legal practitioner series|
|LC Classifications||RC731 .J65 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxvi, 259 p. :|
|Number of Pages||259|
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