Helping geriatric patients.
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Helping geriatric patients.

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Published by Intermed Communications in Springhouse, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geriatric nursing.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesNursing photobook
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17722069M

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