TITLE

TJC warns of ED suicide risks

AUTHOR(S)
Freeman, Greg
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jan2011, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
57748950

 

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