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Published by Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, Center for General Health Services Intramural Research, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Surgical Procedures, Operative -- statistics & numerical data -- United States,
  • Diagnosis -- statistics & numerical data -- United States,
  • Hospitals -- utilization,
  • Hospitalization -- statistics & numerical data -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[Anne Elixhauser, D. Robert Harris, and Rosanna M. Coffey]
SeriesProvider studies research note -- 22, AHCPR pub -- no. 95-0002
ContributionsElixhauser, A. 1955-, Harris, D. Robert., Coffey, Rosanna M.
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p. :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14744499M
OCLC/WorldCa32181377

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