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Published by Mosby in St. Louis .
Written in English


  • Dermatologic nursing,
  • Skin Diseases -- nursing

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMarcia Jo Hill.
SeriesMosby"s clinical nursing series
LC ClassificationsRL125 .H54 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1103040M
ISBN 100801680557
LC Control Number94028016

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