Goodbye to Jumpy: Lessons for the health system

Schuster, Janice Lynch
January 2013
Aging Today;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p12
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of caring for a dwarf hamster.


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