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effectiveness of community-based heart health projects

M. Dobbins

effectiveness of community-based heart health projects

a systematic overview

by M. Dobbins

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Published by Quality of Nursing Worklife Research Unit, McMaster University, University of Toronto in Hamilton, Ont, [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community health nursing.,
  • Outcome assessment (Medical care),
  • Public health nursing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM. Dobbins, H. Thomas.
    SeriesQuality of Nursing Worklife Research Unit working paper series -- 96-1
    ContributionsThomas, H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRT98 .D63 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 leaves ;
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16909962M

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