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Citizens and health care participation and planning for social change

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Published by Pergamon Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Health planning -- United States -- Citizen participation.,
  • Medical policy -- United States -- Citizen participation.,
  • Consumer participation.,
  • Health planning -- United States.,
  • Delivery of health care -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Barry Checkoway.
SeriesPergamon policy studies on social policy
ContributionsCheckoway, Barry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA395.A3 C57 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 318 p. ;
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4261604M
ISBN 100080271928
LC Control Number81007326
OCLC/WorldCa7553938

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