Professional control of health services and challenges to such control



Publisher: JAI Press in Greenwich, Conn

Written in English
Published: Pages: 377 Downloads: 406
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Subjects:

  • Medical care -- United States.,
  • Health services administration -- United States.,
  • Social medicine -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementeditor, Julius A. Roth.
SeriesResearch in the sociology of health care -- v. 1
ContributionsRoth, Julius A.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 377 p. ;
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15320879M
ISBN 100892321458

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