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Published: 23 November 2006

608 Pages | 2 line illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195301489

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Law in Public Health Practice

Second Edition

Edited by Richard A. Goodman, Richard E. Hoffman, Wilfredo Lopez, Gene W. Matthews, Mark A. Rothstein, and Karen L. Foster

Written jointly by experts in law and in public health, this book is designed specifically for public health practitioners, lawyers, healthcare providers, and law and public health educators and students. It provides both a thorough review of the legal basis and authorities for core elements of public health practice and solid discussions of high-priority as well as emerging areas where law and public health intersect.

Like the original edition, this book attempts to identify, define, and clarify the complex principles of law as they bear on the practice of public health. Fully revised with several new chapters.

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