TITLE

Diarrhoea

AUTHOR(S)
Clarke, Gwen
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;6/6/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 40, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A quiz on diarrhea and its treatment is presented.
ACCESSION #
76444535

 

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