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Get the most from your fundamentals education with the Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition! Corresponding to the chapters in "Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition," this study guide helps reinforce your understanding of key nursing concepts through review questions, exercises, and learning activities.
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Case Studies Back Unit 1: The Theory and Application of Nursing Practice.