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Doctors" decisions and the cost of medical care

the reasons for doctors" practice patterns and ways to change them

by John M. Eisenberg

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Published by Health Administration Press Perspectives in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- Decision making.,
  • Medical logic.,
  • Physicians -- Psychology.,
  • Physician practice patterns.,
  • Medical fees.,
  • Decision Making.,
  • Economics, Medical.,
  • Physicians.,
  • Practice Management, Medical.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn M. Eisenberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR723.5 .K53 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2720848M
    ISBN 100910701148
    LC Control Number86014312

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