TITLE

QUESTION OF THE MONTH

AUTHOR(S)
Brader, Alesia; Nowlin, Sharon; Engle, Barbara M.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
RN;May2009, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents readers' responses to a question of how health facilities handle present-on-admission protocol.
ACCESSION #
39242365

 

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