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Tackling excessive waiting times for elective surgery: a comparative analysis of policies in 12 OECD countries

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  • Hurst, Jeremy

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  • Siciliani, Luigi & Hurst, Jeremy, 2005. "Tackling excessive waiting times for elective surgery: a comparative analysis of policies in 12 OECD countries," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 72(2), pages 201-215, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:72:y:2005:i:2:p:201-215
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