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efficiency of medical care, a critical discussion of measuring procedures.

Arie Querido

efficiency of medical care, a critical discussion of measuring procedures.

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Published by H.E. Stenfert Kroese in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care -- Amsterdam

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR529 A55 Q4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16883616M

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