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The economics of health and health care

by Sherman Folland

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Published by Pearson Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical economics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 566-593) and index.

    StatementSherman Folland, Allen C. Goodman, Miron Stano.
    ContributionsGoodman, Allen C., Stano, Miron.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA410 .F65 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 607 p. :
    Number of Pages607
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17924052M
    ISBN 100132279428
    LC Control Number2006044808

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