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Researching and evaluating complementary therapies

G. Mercer

Researching and evaluating complementary therapies

the state of the debate : a report by the Yorkshire Collaborating Centre for Health Services Research

by G. Mercer

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Published by Yorkshire Collaborating Centre for Health Services Research, Nuffield Institute for Health in Leeds .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alternative medicine -- Research.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes references.

    StatementGeoffrey Mercer, Andrew F. Long, Iain J. Smith.
    ContributionsLong, Andrew F., Smith, Iain J., Yorkshire Collaborating Centre for Health Services Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32]leaves :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20633690M
    ISBN 101900167018
    OCLC/WorldCa59610681


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