Bringing It Home
A Nurse Discovers Health Care Beyond the Hospital
by Tilda Shalof
Copyright © 2014 by TIlda Shalof.
Excerpted with permission of the publisher McClelland & Stewart, a division of Random House of Canada Ltd.
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