Cancer care protocols for hospital and home care use by Doris N. Ahana

Cover of: Cancer care protocols for hospital and home care use | Doris N. Ahana

Published by Springer Pub. Co. in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cancer -- Nursing -- Planning.,
  • Medical protocols.,
  • Cancer -- Patients -- Hospital care -- Planning.,
  • Cancer -- Patients -- Home care -- Planning.,
  • Neoplasms -- nursing -- handbooks.,
  • Nursing Care -- standards -- handbooks.

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Book details

StatementDoris N. Ahana, Marilyn M. Kunishi.
ContributionsKunishi, Marilyn M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC266 .A45 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 346 p. :
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2548349M
ISBN 100826132936
LC Control Number85030346
OCLC/WorldCa13010877

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