Management of pressure areas
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Management of pressure areas study sessions report, 13 & 22 September 1978 by Great Britain. Scottish Health Service Centre. Management Education and Training Division.

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Published by (The Centre) in (Edinburgh) ((Crewe Rd South, Edinburgh EH4 2LF)) .
Written in English


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StatementManagement Education and Training Division, Scottish Health Service Centre.
LC ClassificationsRL675
The Physical Object
Pagination(1),16(i.e.20)p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20430320M

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