Code of practice for nurses on the handling of patients in hospital and the community
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Code of practice for nurses on the handling of patients in hospital and the community by Royal College of Nursing. Advisory Panel on Back Pain in Nurses.

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Published by (Rcn) in (London) .
Written in English

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Statementproduced by the Rcn Advisory Panel on Back Pain in Nurses.
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Open LibraryOL19497336M

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