Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Critical Debates

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College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba. 2002. Those who do complain, advocates say, generally win. One option that can reduce the cost of nursing home care is to relocate the individual in need of care to an area of the country where the cost of care is lower. Have copies of rules and regulations of the facility. Long-term care nursing is a specialty that involves helping patients who need extended care as they deal with chronic illnesses and disabilities.

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Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (July 9, 2003)

ISBN: 0632059729

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