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Value for money in health services a comparative study by Brian Abel-Smith

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Medical economics.,
  • Medical care.,
  • Health planning.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBrian Abel-Smith.
LC ClassificationsRA410 .A23 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination230 p. ;
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5209764M
LC Control Number75037423

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