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Acquiring critical thinking skills

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Published by W.B. Saunders Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Nursing -- Study and teaching,
  • Critical thinking,
  • Study skills

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 263) and index.

StatementMarilyn Meltzer, Susan Marcus Palau.
ContributionsPalau, Susan Marcus.
LC ClassificationsRT73 .M394 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 276 p. :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL806375M
ISBN 100721661513
LC Control Number95042974

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