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Interpreters" services and the role of health care volunteers.

American Hospital Association.

Interpreters" services and the role of health care volunteers.

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Published in [Chicago .
Written in English

  • Volunteer workers in hospitals.,
  • Translating services.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [29]-35.

    LC ClassificationsRA972.7 .A43 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p.
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5068941M
    ISBN 100872581497
    LC Control Number74077268

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