Family ties between nursing home residents and their relatives
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Family ties between nursing home residents and their relatives a comparative perspective by Egerton Clarke

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English


  • Older people -- Canada -- Family relationships.,
  • Older people -- Cross-cultural studies.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFamily ties and aging.
StatementEgerton Clarke.
LC ClassificationsHQ1064.C3 C433 1993a
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 270 leaves.
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21660904M
ISBN 100315580887

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