People, patients, and nurses a guide for nurses toward improved interpersonal relationships by Jennie Wilting

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Published by University of Alberta Press in Edmonton .

Written in English

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  • Nurse and patient,
  • Nursing -- Psychological aspects

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [129]-130.

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Statementby Jennie Wilting.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 130 p. ;
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23790238M
ISBN 100888640617

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