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Writing leaflets for patients guidelinesfor producing written information by Jenny Secker

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Published by Health Education Board for Scotland in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Pamphlets -- Scotland -- Design.,
  • Patient education -- Scotland.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

StatementJenny Secker and Rachel Pollard.
ContributionsPollard, Rachel., Health Education Board for Scotland.
The Physical Object
Pagination66p. ;
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22319661M
ISBN 101873452713

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