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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 806543, 9 pages
Perceived Barriers to Success for Minority Nursing Students: An Integrative Review
1Department of Nursing, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX 79016, USA
2College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
3College of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
Received 7 March 2012; Accepted 1 April 2012
Academic Editors: S. Keeney and B. Roberts
Copyright © 2012 Collette Loftin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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