Health assessment of the older adult

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., Nursing Division in Menlo Park, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Geriatric nursing.,
  • Nursing assessment.,
  • Nursing process.,
  • Geriatric nursing.

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Statementeditor, Charlotte Eliopoulos.
ContributionsEliopoulos, Charlotte.
LC ClassificationsRC954
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Paginationp. cm
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Open LibraryOL22322868M
ISBN 100201033453

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