Society and Health

Sociology for Health Professionals by Richard K. Thomas

Publisher: Springer

Written in English
Cover of: Society and Health | Richard K. Thomas
Published: Pages: 368 Downloads: 828
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Subjects:

  • Health systems & services,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Medical personnel,
  • Social Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • USA,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Administration,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Medical / Health Care Delivery,
  • Medical / Public Health,
  • Medical-Administration,
  • Social Science-Sociology - General,
  • Social medicine
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9418229M
ISBN 100306477467
ISBN 109780306477461

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