TITLE

APPROPRIATENESS IN HEALTH CARE DELIVERY: DEFINITIONS, MEASUREMENT AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Lavis, John N.; Anderson, G. M.
PUB. DATE
February 1996
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/1/1996, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p321
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
35492633

 

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