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Care of the difficult patient a nurse"s guide by Peter J. Manos

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nurse and patient.,
  • Nursing -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Sick -- Psychology.,
  • Nursing Care -- methods.,
  • Nursing Care -- psychology.,
  • Nurse-Patient Relations.,
  • Patients -- psychology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter J. Manos and Joan Braun.
ContributionsBraun, Joan, 1944-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRT86.3 .M365 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3399511M
ISBN 10041535823X, 0415358248
LC Control Number2005013413

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