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Drugs in America"s board and care homes

failure in public policy : joint hearing before the Select Committee on Aging and the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, March 13, 1992.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Nursing home patients -- Abuse of -- United States.,
    • Medication abuse -- United States.,
    • Older people -- Institutional care -- Corrupt practices -- United States.,
    • Nursing homes -- Corrupt practices -- United States.,
    • Long-term care facilities -- Corrupt practices -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .A3 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 77 p. :
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1329389M
      ISBN 100160386314
      LC Control Number92209469

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