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Fig. 1 | BMC Medicine

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From: The relative importance of large problems far away versus small problems closer to home: insights into limiting the spread of antimicrobial resistance in England

Fig. 1

The structure of the patient referral network. a The network of all hospitals (dots) connected by exchanged patients (lines, darker lines indicating more exchanged patients) shows a clear regional structure. b The hospital network depicted by a neighbour-joining tree. The hospitals within each referral region exchange, with many more patients than hospitals in different regions. c The geographical distribution of the referral regions, based on the catchment populations of the hospitals

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