Coping with emergency admissions
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Coping with emergency admissions results of a survey of hospitals in England, Wales and Northern Ireland by Doreen Leach

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Published by Royal College of Physicians in London .
Written in English

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StatementDoreen Leach, Leslie Turnberg.
ContributionsTurnberg, L. A., Royal College of Physicians of London.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 leaves ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17158113M

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