Teamwork in palliative care
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Teamwork in palliative care a multidisciplinary approach to the care of patients with advanced cancer by Robin Hull

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Published by Radcliffe Medical Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Cancer -- Patients.,
  • Terminal care.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementRobin Hull, Mary Ellis, Vicki Sargent.
ContributionsEllis, Mary, Sargent, Vicki.
LC ClassificationsRC262
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21554196M
ISBN 101870905261

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