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When doctors kill : who, why, and how

Author: Joshua A Perper; Stephen J Cina
Publisher: New York : Copernicus Books, ©2010.
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Physicians are generally viewed as caring and compassionate members of society, dedicated individuals charged with healing the helpless. The public is invariably fascinated when one of the 'good  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua A Perper; Stephen J Cina
ISBN: 9781441913685 1441913688 9781441913692 1441913696
OCLC Number: 489634755
Description: xvi, 253 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Alpha Killers: three prolific murderous doctors --
America's contribution to medical mayhem --
International men of mystery: other medical murderers --
To catch a killer: investigating serial murders --
The nazi murders --
Hitler's "scientists" --
Made in Japan: unethical experiments --
Good old fashioned American ingenuity --
and evil --
Physician kill thyself: the story of Dr Gwinn E. Puig --
Libel plots against physicians --
Judge, jury, and doctor --
Trading treatment for terror --
Guilty until proven innocent --
Euthenasia, and assisted suicide: what would Hippocrates do? --
Malpractice or murder? --
It's all natural! --
Contagious caregivers --
Fictitious physicians: where has Marcus Welby gone? --
Doctors to the stars.
Responsibility: Joshua A. Perper, Stephen J. Cina.
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