Infection Control Today - 02/2004: References

February 1, 2004

A CLEAR VIEW: VISUALIZING THE IV FLUID PATH AS AN EMERGING
CONCEPT IN INFECTION CONTROL, BY MARILYN HANCHETT, RN, PHD, PAGE 36.

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