Rights and duties of nurses, military and civilian medical personnel
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Rights and duties of nurses, military and civilian medical personnel under the Geneva conventions of August 12, 1949 : Red Cross principles (extracts of the Geneva conventions with comments)

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Published by International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva .
Written in English


  • Medical laws and legislation, International.,
  • War -- Relief of sick and wounded.

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Edition Notes

StatementInternational Committee of the Red Cross.
ContributionsInternational Committee of the Red Cross.
The Physical Object
Pagination45p. ;
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21389285M

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