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Modelling Individual Patient Hospital Expenditure for General Practice Budgets

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Modelling Individual Patient Hospital Expenditure for General Practice Budgets. / Gravelle, Hugh Stanley Emrys; Dusheiko, Mark Alan; Martin, Stephen; Smith, Peter C; Rice, Nigel; Dixon, Jennifer.

York, UK : Centre for Health Economics, University of York, 2011. (CHE Research Paper; No. 73).

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Gravelle, HSE, Dusheiko, MA, Martin, S, Smith, PC, Rice, N & Dixon, J 2011 'Modelling Individual Patient Hospital Expenditure for General Practice Budgets' CHE Research Paper, no. 73, Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK. <https://www.york.ac.uk/media/che/documents/papers/researchpapers/CHERP73_Modelling_Individual_Patient_Hospital_Expenditure_for_GP_Budgets.pdf>

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Gravelle, H. S. E., Dusheiko, M. A., Martin, S., Smith, P. C., Rice, N., & Dixon, J. (2011). Modelling Individual Patient Hospital Expenditure for General Practice Budgets. (CHE Research Paper; No. 73). Centre for Health Economics, University of York. https://www.york.ac.uk/media/che/documents/papers/researchpapers/CHERP73_Modelling_Individual_Patient_Hospital_Expenditure_for_GP_Budgets.pdf

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Gravelle HSE, Dusheiko MA, Martin S, Smith PC, Rice N, Dixon J. Modelling Individual Patient Hospital Expenditure for General Practice Budgets. York, UK: Centre for Health Economics, University of York. 2011 Dec. (CHE Research Paper; 73).

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Gravelle, Hugh Stanley Emrys ; Dusheiko, Mark Alan ; Martin, Stephen ; Smith, Peter C ; Rice, Nigel ; Dixon, Jennifer. / Modelling Individual Patient Hospital Expenditure for General Practice Budgets. York, UK : Centre for Health Economics, University of York, 2011. (CHE Research Paper; 73).

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