Safety

Hospital-Acquired Conditions, Never Events, and the Oncology Nurse

Lisa Hartkopf Smith

safe handling, standards and guidelines, hospitalized patients
CJON 2008, 12(6), 979-981. DOI: 10.1188/08.CJON.979-981

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