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Measuring quality care in a special hospital

Robinson, David

Measuring quality care in a special hospital

an approach through the nursing progress

by Robinson, David

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Published by Dorset Institute of Higher Education in Poole .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Robinson.
ContributionsDorset Instituteof Higher Education.
The Physical Object
Pagination337p. ;
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13865742M

-Classify five (5) measurements of quality of care in a hospital, and justify the major reasons why you believe these measurements matter to patients in their process of choosing a hospital for emergency or inpatient care.


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