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April 27, 1940

Study of the Distribution of Medical Care and Public Health Services in Canada

JAMA. 1940;114(17):1692. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810170088029

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The close resemblance between medical problems and proposed solutions in Canada and the United States is clearly shown in this study. Maternal and infant mortality, tuberculosis, cancer, the care of the indigent, and the rural population present the same questions and are being dealt with in much the same way. The description of these adds information that is helpful in conducting experiments in the United States. The report of the study is a compact and valuable handbook for every one interested in the economic problems of medicine.

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