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Medicine in three societies

Fry, John

Medicine in three societies

a comparison of medical care in the USSR, USA and UK.

by Fry, John

  • 151 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by American Elsevier Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Soviet Union.,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical care -- United States.,
    • Medical care -- Soviet Union.,
    • Medical care -- Great Britain.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA410.6 .F78 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 249 p.
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5218702M
      ISBN 100444196587
      LC Control Number75114436
      OCLC/WorldCa78872

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