care of the aged

a guide for the licensed practical nurse by Maureen O"Brien Flaherty

Publisher: Mosby in Saint Louis

Written in English
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  • Geriatric nursing.

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Maureen J. O"Brien.
LC ClassificationsRC954 .F52 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5220555M
ISBN 100801636930
LC Control Number75138828

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