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Flight nursing principles and practice

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Published by Mosby-Year Book in St. Louis .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aviation nursing.,
  • Transport of sick and wounded.,
  • Airplane ambulances.,
  • Aerospace Medicine.,
  • Emergency Medical Services.,
  • Specialties, Nursing.,
  • Transportation of Patients.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Genell Lee.
ContributionsLee, Genell., National Flight Nurses Association (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC1097 .F55 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 700 p. :
Number of Pages700
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1854321M
ISBN 100801661382
LC Control Number90006070
OCLC/WorldCa21483689

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