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Published by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


  • Alcoholism -- Treatment -- Standards.,
  • Substance abuse -- Treatment -- Standards.,
  • Mental health services -- Evaluation.

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Edition Notes

SeriesScoring guidelines series
ContributionsJoint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
LC ClassificationsRC565 .A445135 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination65 p. ;
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2416772M
ISBN 100866881379
LC Control Number87083034

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