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History of medical care for the poor in Washington, 1833-1988

Janice Ordos

History of medical care for the poor in Washington, 1833-1988

by Janice Ordos

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Published by Washington State Dept. of Social & Health Services in [Olympia, Wash.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor -- Medical care -- Washington (State) -- History,
  • Medical care -- Washington (State) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[prepared by Jan Ordos.].
    ContributionsWashington (State). Dept. of Social and Health Services., Washington (State). Division of Medical Assistance. Centennial Committee.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13621509M
    OCLC/WorldCa19766841

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