Making Sense of Research by Gill Hek

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Published by Sage Publications Ltd .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Health systems & services,
  • Medical research,
  • Nursing,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Nursing - Research & Theory,
  • Medical / Nursing / General,
  • Research

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9486583M
ISBN 101412900883
ISBN 109781412900881

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