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Unnecessary variation cloaked as discretion in medical decisions

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BC Children's Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children and Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Surgery, University of British Columbia, B24C - 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4

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Unnecessary variation cloaked as discretion in medical decisions

  • Niranjan Kissoon (a1)

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