Quality and Cost-Containment in Care of the Elderly
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Quality and Cost-Containment in Care of the Elderly Health Services Research Perspectives by James C. Romeis

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Published by Springer Pub Co .
Written in English


  • Older people,
  • Medical,
  • Costs Of Health Care,
  • Health Services For Older Adults,
  • methods,
  • United States,
  • Medical care,
  • Cost Control,
  • Other Branches of Medicine,
  • Health Policy,
  • Health Services for the Aged

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Edition Notes

ContributionsRodney M. Coe (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8166023M
ISBN 100826171702
ISBN 109780826171702

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