The costs of medicines the manufacture and distribution of drugs and medicines in the United States and the services of pharmacy in medical care by C. Rufus Rorem

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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  • Medical economics,
  • Pharmacy -- United States,
  • Drugs -- Prices

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Bibliography at end of each chapter except two.

Book details

Statementby C. Rufus Rorem ... and Robert P. Fischelis ...
SeriesPublications of the Committee on the costs of medical care;, no. 14
ContributionsFischelis, Robert Philipp, 1891- joint author.
LC ClassificationsR152 .C65 no. 14
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 250 p.
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6274870M
LC Control Number32014203

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