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Peter Vedsted

Differences in medical services in Nordic general practice: a comparative survey from the QUALICOPC study

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Differences in medical services in Nordic general practice : a comparative survey from the QUALICOPC study. / Eide, Torunn Bjerve; Straand, Jørund; Björkelund, Cecilia; Kosunen, Elise; Thorgeirsson, Ofeigur; Vedsted, Peter; Rosvold, Elin Olaug.

I: Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, Bind 35, Nr. 2, 06.2017, s. 153-161.

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Eide, TB, Straand, J, Björkelund, C, Kosunen, E, Thorgeirsson, O, Vedsted, P & Rosvold, EO 2017, 'Differences in medical services in Nordic general practice: a comparative survey from the QUALICOPC study', Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, bind 35, nr. 2, s. 153-161. https://doi.org/10.1080/02813432.2017.1333323

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Eide, T. B., Straand, J., Björkelund, C., Kosunen, E., Thorgeirsson, O., Vedsted, P., & Rosvold, E. O. (2017). Differences in medical services in Nordic general practice: a comparative survey from the QUALICOPC study. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, 35(2), 153-161. https://doi.org/10.1080/02813432.2017.1333323

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Eide TB, Straand J, Björkelund C, Kosunen E, Thorgeirsson O, Vedsted P, Rosvold EO. 2017. Differences in medical services in Nordic general practice: a comparative survey from the QUALICOPC study. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 35(2):153-161. https://doi.org/10.1080/02813432.2017.1333323

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Eide TB, Straand J, Björkelund C, Kosunen E, Thorgeirsson O, Vedsted P o.a. Differences in medical services in Nordic general practice: a comparative survey from the QUALICOPC study. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 2017 jun;35(2):153-161. https://doi.org/10.1080/02813432.2017.1333323

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Eide, Torunn Bjerve ; Straand, Jørund ; Björkelund, Cecilia ; Kosunen, Elise ; Thorgeirsson, Ofeigur ; Vedsted, Peter ; Rosvold, Elin Olaug. / Differences in medical services in Nordic general practice : a comparative survey from the QUALICOPC study. I: Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 2017 ; Bind 35, Nr. 2. s. 153-161.

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AU - Kosunen, Elise

AU - Thorgeirsson, Ofeigur

AU - Vedsted, Peter

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