Acknowledged author Janice Hoffman PhD RN ANEF wrote Medical-Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice comprising 1664 pages back in 2016. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0803644175 and 9780803644175. Since then Medical-Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $65.87 or rent at the marketplace.
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