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Published by Emil Kihlströms Tryckeri in Stockholm .
Written in English


  • Nursing -- Drama.

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Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Elisabet Dillner ; translated into English by Ronald de Wolfe.
SeriesAdelaide Nutting historical nursing collection -- AN 0542.
ContributionsDe Wolfe, Ronald., International Council of Nurses. Congress
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16552959M

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