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Bringing `the public' into health technology assessment and coverage policy decisions: From principles to practice


  • Abelson, Julia
  • Giacomini, Mita
  • Lehoux, Pascale
  • Gauvin, Francois-Pierre


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  • Abelson, Julia & Giacomini, Mita & Lehoux, Pascale & Gauvin, Francois-Pierre, 2007. "Bringing `the public' into health technology assessment and coverage policy decisions: From principles to practice," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 82(1), pages 37-50, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:82:y:2007:i:1:p:37-50

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