TITLE

Veterinarians' suggested fees may leave physicians feeling ill

PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;06/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 12, p1689
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the average amount Canadians spent on their pets, according to the 1990 `Ottawa Citizen' survey. Comparison of veterinary and medical doctors' fees on human patients by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP).
ACCESSION #
9707292812

 

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