Improving patient treatment adherence
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Improving patient treatment adherence a clinician"s guide by Hayden B. Bosworth

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Published by Springer in New York .
Written in English


  • Treatment Refusal,
  • Patient compliance,
  • Patient Compliance

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementHayden Bosworth, editor
LC ClassificationsR727.43 .I46 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 358 p. :
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25138021M
ISBN 101441958657, 1441958665
ISBN 109781441958655, 9781441958662
LC Control Number2010926922

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