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Introducing palliative care

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Published by Radcliffe Medical Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Palliative treatment,
  • Palliative Treatment,
  • Terminal Care,
  • Neoplasms -- therapy,
  • Neoplasms -- psychology,
  • Pain, Intractable -- drug therapy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRobert Twycross.
LC ClassificationsR726.8 .T97 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1272434M
ISBN 10185775039X
LC Control Number95003744

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