Books that help children deal with a hospital experience
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Books that help children deal with a hospital experience by United States. Health Services Administration. Bureau of Community Health Services

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Published by Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services Administration, Bureau of Community Health Services, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Rockville, Md, Washington .
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  • Children -- Hospital care -- Bibliography,
  • Hospital care -- Bibliography

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Edition Notes

Originally published 1974

Statement[Anne Altshuler]
SeriesDHEW publication ; no. (HSA) 78-5224, DHEW publication -- no. (HSA) 78-5224
ContributionsAltshuler, Anne
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14211168M

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