Nursing and the American health care delivery system
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Nursing and the American health care delivery system by Joellen Watson Hawkins

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Published by Tiresias Press in New York City .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Medical care -- United States.,
  • Nursing -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJoellen W. Hawkins, Loretta P. Higgins.
ContributionsHiggins, Loretta Pierfedeici.
LC ClassificationsRA395.A3 H384 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1438627M
ISBN 10091329246X
LC Control Number93060869

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