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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Biomedical politics / Kathi E. Hanna, editor ; Division of Health Sciences Policy, Committee to Study Biomedical Decision Making, Institute of Medicine.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Medical policy—Case studies. 2. Health planning—Case studies. I. Hanna, Kathi E. II. Institute of Medicine (U.S.).
Committee to Study Biomedical Decision Making.
[DNLM: 1. Decision Making. 2. Health Policy—United States.
3. Politics—United States. WA 540 AA1 B52]
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