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Medical and Health Information Directory: A Guide to More Than 40,000 Associations, Agencies, Companies, Institutions, Research Centers, Hospitals, Clinics, Treatment Centers, Educational Programs, Publications, Audiovisuals, Data Banks, Libraries, and Informatiqn Services in Clinical Medicine, Basic BioMedical Sciences, and the Technological and SocioEconomic Aspects of Health Care.

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Volume 1.: Organizations, Agencies, and Institutions.. Volume 2.: Publications, Libraries, and Other Information Services.. Volume 3.: Health Services.. Edited by Backus Karen. . 2622 pages (3 volumes). Gale Research Company; , Detroit, Michigan: , 1988.. $440.

Ann Intern Med. 1989;110(8):674. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-110-8-674_4
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A new edition of an exhaustive encyclopedia on sources of information in medicine and closely related fields. All entries include name, address, and telephone number; in some categories they include the name of the organizational head and a brief description of composition, purpose, or activity. This edition adds to Volume 1 content on peer review organizations, preferred provider organizations, and research centers in universities and government; to Volume 2 more details on libraries and publishers; and to Volume 3 content relevant to AIDS-focussed efforts and more detail on other health services. These three big volumes are not inexpensive but they


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