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Nursing and human rights by Jean V. McHale

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Published by Butterworth Heinemann in Edinburgh, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nursing -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.,
  • Nursing ethics -- Great Britain.,
  • Nursing -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.,
  • Human rights -- Great Britain.,
  • Legislation, Nursing -- Great Britain -- Legal Cases.,
  • Human Rights -- Great Britain -- Legal Cases.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJean McHale, Ann Gallagher.
GenreLegal Cases.
ContributionsGallagher, Ann, RGN
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRT85 .M33 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 204 p. ;
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18490730M
ISBN 100750652926
LC Control Number2002043903

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