drug, the nurse, the patient by Mary W. Falconer

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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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  • Pharmacology.,
  • Nursing Care.,
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage.

Edition Notes

Includes: Current drug handbook: 1978-1980.

Book details

Other titlesCurrent drug handbook: 1978-1980.
StatementMary W. Falconer ... [et al.]
The Physical Object
Pagination669, 312 p. :
Number of Pages669
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14740168M
LC Control Number66015620

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