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Published by C. Livingstone in Melbourne, New York .
Written in English



  • Australia.


  • Medical policy -- Australia.,
  • Social medicine -- Australia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Heather Gardner.
ContributionsGardner, Heather.
LC ClassificationsRA395.A8 P65 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 560 p. :
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL539390M
ISBN 100443047758
LC Control Number96118212

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