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Public expectations and health care: essays on the changing organization of health services.

by David Mechanic

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Published by Wiley-Interscience in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical care -- United States.,
    • Medical care -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA445 .M38
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 314 p.
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5285532M
      ISBN 100471590037
      LC Control Number72004398

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