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Cost of illness studies: An aid to decision-making?


  • Shiell, Alan
  • Gerard, Karen
  • Donaldson, Cam


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  • Shiell, Alan & Gerard, Karen & Donaldson, Cam, 1987. "Cost of illness studies: An aid to decision-making?," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 8(3), pages 317-323, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:8:y:1987:i:3:p:317-323

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