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Physician Characteristics Affecting Referral Decisions Following an Exercise Tolerance Test

Arthur Hartz, MD, PhD; Raisa Deber, PhD; Mary Bartholomew, MS; John Midtling, MD, MS

Arch Fam Med. 1993;2(5):513-519.

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