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Comparative and cross-cultural health research

a practical guide

by John Øvretveit

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Published by Radcliffe Medical Press in Abingdon, Oxon, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health -- Research -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Medicine, Comparative -- Research -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Medical care -- Comparative method.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-177) and index.

    StatementJohn Øvretveit.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA394 .O97 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 187 p. ;
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL62034M
    ISBN 101857752740
    LC Control Number99158281


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