The Use of Electronic Medical Records Based on a Physician Diagnosis of Asthma for County Wide Asthma Surveillance

The Use of Electronic Medical Records Based on a Physician Diagnosis of Asthma for County Wide Asthma Surveillance

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Title:The Use of Electronic Medical Records Based on a Physician Diagnosis of Asthma for County Wide Asthma Surveillance
Author:Jo Ann Marie Glad
Publisher:ProQuest - 2008
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