TITLE

point of care

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1704
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "point of care" is presented. It refers to any location where patient care is provided.
ACCESSION #
21241405

 

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