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20th century witch-hunt

Elaine Day

20th century witch-hunt

a feminist critique of the Grange Royal Commission into deaths at the Hospital for Sick Children

by Elaine Day

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Published by Queen"s University, Dept. of Political Studies in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hospital for Sick Children.,
  • Death -- Causes,
  • Digoxin,
  • Infants -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Mortality,
  • Medication errors,
  • Prosecution -- Ontario -- Toronto

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesGrange report
    StatementEleaine Buckley Day.
    SeriesSNID occasional papers -- no. 87-103
    ContributionsHospital for Sick Children.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ60C3 O43 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. --
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20020447M

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