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Incidence of accidenal falls, sequelae of falls and circumstances of falls in the hospital: indications for prevention

, : Incidence of accidenal falls, sequelae of falls and circumstances of falls in the hospital: indications for prevention. Pflege Zeitschrift 59(9): 556-559

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