Assessing quality health care perspectives for clinicians

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Published by Williams & Wilkins in Baltimore .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Hospitals -- Quality control.,
  • Epidemiology.,
  • Hospitals -- standards.,
  • Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care).,
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Richard P. Wenzel.
ContributionsWenzel, Richard P. 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA971 .A85 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 535 p. :
Number of Pages535
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1537096M
ISBN 100683089242
LC Control Number91015339

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