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

  • Siciliani, Luigi
  • Hurst, Jeremy

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.

Volume (Year): 72 (2005)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 201-215

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Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:72:y:2005:i:2:p:201-215
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