Job satisfaction of public health nurses in relationship to participation in decision-making
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Job satisfaction of public health nurses in relationship to participation in decision-making by Shirley M. Mendolia

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Published by Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland .
Written in English


  • Public health nursing.,
  • Job satisfaction.

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Statementby Shirley M. Mendolia.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 34 leaves.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22022057M

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