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Planning for Uncertainty Living Wills and Other Advance Directives for You and Your Family (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book) by David John Doukas

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English


  • Law for the lay person,
  • Social Science,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Sociology,
  • Wills,
  • Health & Fitness / General,
  • Death & Dying,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Living wills,
  • Medical care,
  • Power of attorney,
  • United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesJohns Hopkins Press Health Books
The Physical Object
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7871621M
ISBN 100801886082
ISBN 109780801886089

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