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An introduction to hospitals and inpatient care

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Published by Springer Pub. in New York .
Written in English


  • Hospitals -- Administration,
  • Hospital care,
  • Hospital patients -- Services for,
  • Hospital Administration,
  • Ethics, Institutional,
  • Inpatients,
  • Patient Care,
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementEugenia L. Siegler, Saeid Mirafzali, Janice B. Foust, editors.
ContributionsSiegler, Eugenia L., Mirafzali, Saeid., Foust, Janice B.
LC ClassificationsRA981.A2 I5526 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 351 p. :
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19152189M
ISBN 100826121942
LC Control Number2002036656

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