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Caring for the nursing home patient

Charlotte Eliopoulos

Caring for the nursing home patient

clinical and managerial challenges for nurses

by Charlotte Eliopoulos

  • 356 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Aspen Publishers in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Geriatric nursing.,
    • Nursing home patients -- Care.,
    • Geriatric Nursing.,
    • Nursing Care -- in old age.,
    • Nursing Homes -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCharlotte Eliopoulos.
      LC ClassificationsRC954 .E43 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 252 p. :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2058972M
      ISBN 100834200473
      LC Control Number88038207

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