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Law every nurse should know by Creighton, Helen

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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia .
Written in English



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  • Nursing -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Nursing -- Law and legislation -- Canada,
  • Jurisprudence -- Canada -- nurses" instruction,
  • Jurisprudence -- United States -- nurses" instruction,
  • Legislation, Nursing -- Canada,
  • Legislation, Nursing -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

StatementHelen Creighton.
LC ClassificationsKF2915.N8 C7 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 335 p. ;
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2540899M
ISBN 100721618324, 0721618332
LC Control Number85022183

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