TITLE

Look sharp! Managing the risk of injuries from medical instruments

AUTHOR(S)
Hutley, Dan
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Nursing & Residential Care;Jan2014, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
93300767

 

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