Functions and qualifications in the practice of public health nursing, 1964. by American Nurses" Association. Public Health Nurses Section.

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  • Public health nursing.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 32).

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Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL16222421M

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