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Published by National Council on Patient Information and Education, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research in [Rockville, Md.?] .
Written in English


  • Prescription writing -- United States,
  • Medicine -- United States -- Decision making,
  • Consumer protection -- United States

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Edition Notes

SeriesAHCPR publication -- no. 96-0056, AHCPR pub -- no. 96-0056
ContributionsCiba Pharmaceutical Products, inc, United States. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. :
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14469785M

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