Perceptions of health promotion practice in acute care settings
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Perceptions of health promotion practice in acute care settings a comparative exploratory and descriptive study of traditional and project 2000 educated registered nurses perceptions of health promotion and their views on its practice within general nursing acute care settings. by David Morris

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Published by University of East London .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc. Health Prom.) - University of East London, Institute of Health and Rehabilitation, 1994.

ContributionsUniversity of East London. Institute of Health and Rehabilitation.
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Open LibraryOL21254028M

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