TITLE

CE Test

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2006, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A quiz concerning the nursing management of cardiac surgery in elderly patients is presented.
ACCESSION #
22535394

 

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