TITLE

Canada's first private MRI clinic: Does it signal a shift to two-tiered medicine?

AUTHOR(S)
Brooks, Janet
PUB. DATE
October 1993
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/15/1993, Vol. 149 Issue 8, p1155
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
35491983

 

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