Urgencies and emergencies for nurses by A. J. Harding Rains

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Published by English Universities Press in London .

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  • Medical emergencies.,
  • Critical care medicine.,
  • Emergency nursing.

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StatementA. J. Harding Rains and Valerie Hunt ; with contributions from Margaret D. Mackenzie.
SeriesModern nursing series
ContributionsHunt, Valerie.
LC ClassificationsRC"86.7"R34"1965
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 158 p. :
Number of Pages158
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Open LibraryOL21020598M

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