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Evidence-based Strategies for Communicating with Older Adults in Long-term Care

  title={Evidence-based Strategies for Communicating with Older Adults in Long-term Care},
  author={Kristine N Williams},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management},
  • K. Williams
  • Published 2013
  • Education
  • Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management

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