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The American way of health

how medicine is changing and what it means to you

by Janice Castro

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Health care reform -- United States,
    • Medical care, Cost of -- United States,
    • Medical economics -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-271) and index.

      StatementJanice Castro.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA395.A3 C39 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 282 p. ;
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1082361M
      ISBN 100316132756, 0316132721
      LC Control Number94005949

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