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Published by McGraw-Hill Ryerson in Toronto, New York .
Written in English


  • Hospital care -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Hospitals -- Sociological aspects -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited by Gerald P. Turner, Joseph Mapa.
ContributionsTurner, Gerald P., 1930-, Mapa, Joseph, 1950-
LC ClassificationsRA972 .H85
The Physical Object
Pagination233 p. ;
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4174459M
ISBN 100070829373
LC Control Number80451932

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