Nurse involvement in patient counseling, information sources, self-diagnostic test kits
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Nurse involvement in patient counseling, information sources, self-diagnostic test kits

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Published by The Group in Oradell, NJ .
Written in English

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Other titlesRN magazine
Statementprepared for RN Magazine ; prepared by Medical Economics Research Group.
ContributionsMedical Economics Research Group
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/10041 (R)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. :
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Open LibraryOL1635327M
LC Control Number91186301

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