Appropriate perspectives for health care decisions.

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Appropriate perspectives for health care decisions. / Claxton, K.; Palmer, S.; Sculpher, M.; Walker, S.

York, UK : Centre for Health Economics, University of York, 2010. (CHE Research Paper; No. 54).

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Claxton, K, Palmer, S, Sculpher, M & Walker, S 2010 'Appropriate perspectives for health care decisions.' CHE Research Paper, no. 54, Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK.

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Claxton, K., Palmer, S., Sculpher, M., & Walker, S. (2010). Appropriate perspectives for health care decisions. (CHE Research Paper; No. 54). York, UK: Centre for Health Economics, University of York.

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Claxton K, Palmer S, Sculpher M, Walker S. Appropriate perspectives for health care decisions. York, UK: Centre for Health Economics, University of York. 2010. (CHE Research Paper; 54).

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Claxton, K. ; Palmer, S. ; Sculpher, M. ; Walker, S. / Appropriate perspectives for health care decisions. York, UK : Centre for Health Economics, University of York, 2010. (CHE Research Paper; 54).

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