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Health care

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Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2012.
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230 pages : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Hillsboro High - Teen Non-Fiction
362.1 HEA
This edition discusses international health care topics. It presents a collection of several intelligent essays that explore how health care quality and access to health care services vary from country to country, including the United States, France, Cuba, and Germany. Readers will evaluate the costs of health care, and how diseases challenge health care globally.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Merino, N. (2012). Health care. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press.

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Merino, Noël. 2012. Health Care. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press.

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Merino, Noël, Health Care. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2012.

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Merino, Noël. Health Care. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2012. Print.

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