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Health care in world cities

Michael K. Gusmano

Health care in world cities

New York, Paris, and London

by Michael K. Gusmano

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-173) and index.

StatementMichael K. Gusmano, Victor G. Rodwin, Daniel Weisz
ContributionsRodwin, Victor, Weisz, Daniel
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA407 .G87 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 179 p. :
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24418978M
ISBN 100801894441
ISBN 109780801894442
LC Control Number2009030726
OCLC/WorldCa428770832

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