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Medical devices into healthcare a political sociology of technology and governance by Alex Faulkner

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
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  • Medical instruments and apparatus -- Social aspects,
  • Medical innovations -- Social aspects,
  • Equipment and Supplies -- standards,
  • Health Policy,
  • Technology, Medical -- standards

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlex Faulkner.
SeriesHealth, technology, and society
LC ClassificationsR856 .F38 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16909480M
ISBN 100230001718
ISBN 109780230001718
LC Control Number2008024581

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