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Retaining professional nurses a planned process

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Published by Mosby in St. Louis .
Written in English


  • Nurses -- Employment.,
  • Health facilities -- Personnel management.,
  • Labor turnover.,
  • Nursing -- Organization.,
  • Personnel management.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementJudith F. Vogt ... [et al.].
ContributionsVogt, Judith F.
LC ClassificationsRT86.7 .R46 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 305 p. :
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3494221M
ISBN 10080165226X
LC Control Number82014159

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