2 edition of Australian health care system, 1980 found in the catalog.
Australian health care system, 1980
by School of Health Administration, University of New South Wales in [Kensington, N.S.W.]
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 164-166.
|Statement||C. Grant & H.M. Lapsley.|
|Series||Australian studies in health service administration -- no. 38|
|Contributions||Lapsley, H. M.|
|LC Classifications||RA555 .A8 no.38, RA553 G72|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 167 p. :|
|Number of Pages||167|
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