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Published by Office of Health Economics in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 22-23.

SeriesOHE publications - Office of Health Economics ; no. 51
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC382 .O33 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4931823M
LC Control Number76358600

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