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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Long-term care of the sick.,
  • Nurse and patient.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesClinical specialist in action.
StatementKathryn L. Riffle, guest editor. The clinical specialist in action. Sue E. Huether, guest editor.
SeriesThe Nursing clinics of North America,, v. 8, no. 4
ContributionsRiffle, Kathryn L., ed., Huether, Sue E., ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRT1 .N77 vol. 8, no. 4, RT86 .N77 vol. 8, no. 4
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 571-776 p.
Number of Pages776
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5081707M
LC Control Number74152721

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