Preoperative Patient Assessment Practices: A Survey of Kenyan Perioperative Nurses
American Journal of Nursing Science
Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2016, Pages: 185-190
Received: Sep. 1, 2016;
Accepted: Sep. 9, 2016;
Published: Sep. 28, 2016
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Lilian A. Omondi, School of Nursing Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Lilian A. Omondi,
Preoperative Patient Assessment Practices: A Survey of Kenyan Perioperative Nurses, American Journal of Nursing Science.
Vol. 5, No. 5,
2016, pp. 185-190.
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