The Trajectory of Discovery: What Determines the Rate and Direction of Medical Progress?

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The Trajectory of Discovery : What Determines the Rate and Direction of Medical Progress? / Khurana, M.P.

1 ed. Cambridge University Press, 2023. 151 p.

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Harvard

Khurana, MP 2023, The Trajectory of Discovery: What Determines the Rate and Direction of Medical Progress? 1 edn, Cambridge University Press.

APA

Khurana, M. P. (2023). The Trajectory of Discovery: What Determines the Rate and Direction of Medical Progress? (1 ed.) Cambridge University Press.

Vancouver

Khurana MP. The Trajectory of Discovery: What Determines the Rate and Direction of Medical Progress? 1 ed. Cambridge University Press, 2023. 151 p.

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Khurana, M.P. / The Trajectory of Discovery : What Determines the Rate and Direction of Medical Progress?. 1 ed. Cambridge University Press, 2023. 151 p.

Bibtex

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