Journal of Medical Humanities

, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp 127–131

Not Your Grandmother’s Doctor Show: A Review of Grey’s Anatomy, House, and Nip/Tuck



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of CommunicationCollege of CharlestonCharlestonUSA

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