Student nurses' perceptions of dignity in the care of older people

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Student nurses' perceptions of dignity in the care of older people. / Macaden, Leah; Kyle, Richard; Medford, Wayne; Julie, Blundell; Munoz, Sarah-Anne; Webster, Elaine.

In: British Journal of Nursing, Vol. 26, No. 5, bjon.2017.0016, 22.03.2017, p. 274-280.

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Macaden, L, Kyle, R, Medford, W, Julie, B, Munoz, S-A & Webster, E 2017, 'Student nurses' perceptions of dignity in the care of older people' British Journal of Nursing, vol 26, no. 5, bjon.2017.0016, pp. 274-280. DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2017.26.5.274

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Macaden, L., Kyle, R., Medford, W., Julie, B., Munoz, S-A., & Webster, E. (2017). Student nurses' perceptions of dignity in the care of older people. British Journal of Nursing, 26(5), 274-280. [bjon.2017.0016]. DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2017.26.5.274

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Macaden L, Kyle R, Medford W, Julie B, Munoz S-A, Webster E. Student nurses' perceptions of dignity in the care of older people. British Journal of Nursing. 2017 Mar 22;26(5):274-280. bjon.2017.0016. Available from, DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2017.26.5.274

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Macaden, Leah ; Kyle, Richard ; Medford, Wayne ; Julie, Blundell ; Munoz, Sarah-Anne ; Webster, Elaine. / Student nurses' perceptions of dignity in the care of older people. In: British Journal of Nursing. 2017 ; Vol. 26, No. 5. pp. 274-280

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