TITLE

VOICES

AUTHOR(S)
Carter, Peter
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;12/1/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 13, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
HIV and AIDS continue to be a health emergency in the UK, says Peter Carter
ACCESSION #
55983701

 

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