Racial Disparity in Cardiac Decision Making: Results From Patient Focus Groups
Ferguson, Jeffrey A.
Westmoreland, Glenda R.
Mamlin, Lorrie A.
Segar, Douglas S.
Greene, James Y.
Martin, Douglas K.
Tierney, William M.
Archives of Internal Medicine 1998 July 13; 158(13): 1450-1453
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