TITLE

plan

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1680
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "plan" is presented. It refers to the conscious design of desired future states and of the goals, objectives and activities required. Examples are birth plan, health plan and dental care plan. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21241060

 

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