Waiting for elective surgery in Australian public hospitals, 1995
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Waiting for elective surgery in Australian public hospitals, 1995 by Lynelle Moon

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Published by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare in Canberra .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Australia

Subjects:

  • Hospitals -- Waiting lists -- Australia -- Statistics.,
  • Surgery, Elective -- Australia -- Statistics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLynelle Moon.
SeriesHealth services series,, no. 7, Health services series (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) ;, no. 7.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA992.A1 M66 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 55 p. :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL750165M
ISBN 100642247013
LC Control Number97144170
OCLC/WorldCa37063052

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