TITLE

Vascular devices

AUTHOR(S)
Fernandes, Tanya
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;7/6/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 44, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A quiz related to vascular devices (VDs) is presented.
ACCESSION #
62836224

 

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