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Explaining variations in inpatient length of stay in the National Health Service


  • Martin, Stephen
  • Smith, Peter


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  • Martin, Stephen & Smith, Peter, 1996. "Explaining variations in inpatient length of stay in the National Health Service," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(3), pages 279-304, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:15:y:1996:i:3:p:279-304

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