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Altschule, MD: Bad law, bad medicine. Am J Law Med 1977 Fall; 3(3):295-301.

Cecchini RA; Ferraro PJ: The standard of care in emergency room procedure. Leg Aspects Med Pract 1977 Dec; 5(12):45-50.

Christianson JB: Long-term care standards: Enforcement and compliance. J Health Polit Policy Law 1979 Fall; 4(3):414-34.

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Gibbs RF: The new JCAH standards: What is their legal standing? J Leg Med 1977 Feb; 5(2):9-16.

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Houtchens B: Initial evaluation and management of major trauma in the rural setting: An appeal for a "national standard." Leg Aspects Med Pract 1977 Dec; 5(12):38-39.

Johnson RH; Wood JJ Sr: Judicial, legislative, and administrative competence in setting institutional standards. In Kindred M et al., eds.: The Mentally Retarded Citizen and the Law. 1976.

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*New York Times: Investigators near end of inquiry into deaths of infants at hospital. 1984, Apr 11.

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