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Maloney, S, Cook, DA, Golub, R, Foo, J, Cleland, J, Rivers, G, Tolsgaard, MG, Evans, D, Abdalla, ME & Walsh, K 2019, 'AMEE Guide No. 123 - How to read studies of educational costs' Medical Teacher, vol. 41, no. 5, pp. 497-504. https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2018.1552784

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Maloney, S., Cook, D. A., Golub, R., Foo, J., Cleland, J., Rivers, G., ... Walsh, K. (2019). AMEE Guide No. 123 - How to read studies of educational costs. Medical Teacher, 41(5), 497-504. https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2018.1552784

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Maloney S, Cook DA, Golub R, Foo J, Cleland J, Rivers G, Tolsgaard MG, Evans D, Abdalla ME, Walsh K. 2019. AMEE Guide No. 123 - How to read studies of educational costs. Medical Teacher. 41(5):497-504. https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2018.1552784

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Maloney S, Cook DA, Golub R, Foo J, Cleland J, Rivers G et al. AMEE Guide No. 123 - How to read studies of educational costs. Medical Teacher. 2019 May;41(5):497-504. https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2018.1552784

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Maloney, S ; Cook, D A ; Golub, R ; Foo, J ; Cleland, J ; Rivers, G ; Tolsgaard, M G ; Evans, D ; Abdalla, M E ; Walsh, K. / AMEE Guide No. 123 - How to read studies of educational costs. In: Medical Teacher. 2019 ; Vol. 41, No. 5. pp. 497-504.

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