End of life nursing solutions for death with dignity by Lynn Keegan

Cover of: End of life | Lynn Keegan

Published by Springer in New York .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementLynn Keegan, Carole Ann Drick
ContributionsDrick, Carole Ann
LC ClassificationsRT87.T45 K44 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24411740M
ISBN 109780826107596, 9780826107602
LC Control Number2010032173

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