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The hospice way of death

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Published by Human Sciences Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Hospice care,
  • Hospices (Terminal care),
  • Hospices (Terminal care) -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementPaul M. DuBois.
LC ClassificationsR726.8 .D85
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4409007M
ISBN 100877054150
LC Control Number79012326

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