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The older patient

R. E. Irvine

The older patient

an introduction to geriatric nursing.

by R. E. Irvine

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geriatric nursing.,
  • Geriatrics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    SeriesModern nursing series
    ContributionsBagnall, M. K., Smith, B. J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC952
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21934604M
    ISBN 100340376821
    OCLC/WorldCa15281394


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