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Published by American Medical Association in [Chicago] .
Written in English


  • Medical errors -- Prevention,
  • Patients -- Safety measures,
  • Patient Care -- standards,
  • Ambulatory Care -- standards,
  • Medical Errors -- prevention & control,
  • Safety Management -- standards

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames E. Vance.
LC ClassificationsR729.8 .V36 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18511990M
ISBN 101579476740
ISBN 109781579476748
LC Control Number2006013934

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