Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach: Edition 3

Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach, Third Edition employs a concept-based approach to teaching nursing students the complex, yet essential topic of pathophysiology. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
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Publisher
Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Published on
Mar 1, 2017
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Pages
522
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ISBN
9781284143041
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Physician & Patient
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This content is DRM protected.
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