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Investment guidance for the Chinese medical device market. / Zhang, Wiefan; Liu, Rebecca Ru-Yuh; Chatwin, Chris.

In: Journal of Medical Marketing, Vol. 15, No. 1-2, 02.2015, p. 4-9.

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Zhang, W, Liu, RR-Y & Chatwin, C 2015, 'Investment guidance for the Chinese medical device market', Journal of Medical Marketing, vol. 15, no. 1-2, pp. 4-9. https://doi.org/10.1177/1745790415605414

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Zhang, W., Liu, R. R-Y., & Chatwin, C. (2015). Investment guidance for the Chinese medical device market. Journal of Medical Marketing, 15(1-2), 4-9. https://doi.org/10.1177/1745790415605414

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Zhang W, Liu RR-Y, Chatwin C. Investment guidance for the Chinese medical device market. Journal of Medical Marketing. 2015 Feb;15(1-2):4-9. https://doi.org/10.1177/1745790415605414

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Zhang, Wiefan ; Liu, Rebecca Ru-Yuh ; Chatwin, Chris. / Investment guidance for the Chinese medical device market. In: Journal of Medical Marketing. 2015 ; Vol. 15, No. 1-2. pp. 4-9.

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