TITLE

The importance of documenting family history

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly, Patricia
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Aug2011, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the editorial "The importance of family health history: your patients' and your own," by G. Alspach in the Februay 2011 issue.
ACCESSION #
63644078

 

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