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History of Nursing Ideas

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Published by Jones & Bartlett Publishers .
Written in English


  • Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • History,
  • Nursing - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8036997M
ISBN 100763722898
ISBN 109780763722890

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