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Published by Aspen Publishers in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Respiratory therapy.,
  • Lungs -- Diseases -- Patients -- Home care.,
  • Respiratory organs -- Diseases -- Nursing.,
  • After Care.,
  • Patient Care Planning.,
  • Respirators.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Dawn L. Johnson, Rita M. Giovannoni, Sue A. Driscoll.
ContributionsJohnson, Dawn L., Giovannoni, Rita M., Driscoll, Sue A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC735.I5 V46 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 315 p. :
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2715081M
ISBN 100871892995
LC Control Number86008085
OCLC/WorldCa13526119

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