TITLE

Evaluation of Early Diagnostic Services for the Elderly

AUTHOR(S)
Lowther, C. P.; MacLeod, R. D. M.; Williamson, J.
PUB. DATE
August 1970
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;8/1/1970, Vol. 3 Issue 5717, p275
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64097557

 

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