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Are people getting quality thalassemia care in twin cities of Pakistan? A comparison with international standards.

07:00 EST 16th January 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Are people getting quality thalassemia care in twin cities of Pakistan? A comparison with international standards."

This study was conducted to determine if thalassemia patients were getting quality care in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan, as per international standards and to identify determinants for better quality of thalassemia care.

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Name: International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care
ISSN: 1464-3677
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