Pathways to a health promoting hospital
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Pathways to a health promoting hospital experiences from the European Pilot Hospital Project 1993-1997 by

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Published by G. Conrad Health Promotion Publications in Gamburg, Germany .
Written in English


  • Health education.,
  • Health promotion.,
  • Hospitals -- Health promotion services.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Jürgen M. Pelikan [et al.]
SeriesHealth promoting hospital series -- vol. 2
ContributionsPelikan, Jürgen M., Health Promoting Hospitals., World Health Organization.
LC ClassificationsRA975.5.H4 P29 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination460 p. :
Number of Pages460
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20866562M
ISBN 103929798204

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