Issues in Law & Medicine is a peer‐reviewed journal published two times per year by the National Legal Center for the Medically Dependent & Disabled, Inc. and the Watson Bowes Research Institute. The Watson Bowes Research Institute is dedicated to fostering an even-handed scholarly consideration of scientific claims pertinent to the life issues. Issues in Law & Medicine is devoted to providing technical and informational assistance to attorneys, health care professionals, bioethicists, educators, and administrators concerned with the broad range of legal, medical, and ethical issues arising from the provision of health care services.
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