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Published by Gerontological Society of America in Washington .
Written in English


  • Older people -- Institutional care,
  • Nursing homes,
  • Geriatric nursing,
  • Nursing home patients -- Care,
  • Geriatric psychiatry

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Edition Notes

StatementRichard Schulz, guest editor.
SeriesThe Gerontologist -- v.45, Special issue I, October 2005
ContributionsSchulz, Richard., Gerontological Society of America.
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p. :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19794870M

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