elderly patient

by Bernard Alexandrovich Stotsky

Publisher: Grune & Stratton in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 160 Downloads: 937
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  • Older people -- Care.,
  • Older people -- Health and hygiene.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 146-151.

Statement[by] Bernard A. Stotsky.
SeriesBoston State Hospital monograph series,, no. 3
LC ClassificationsRC952 .S8
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5547374M
LC Control Number67026028

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