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Nursing Research and Practice
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 124230, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/124230
Research Article

Examining the Effectiveness of a Case Management Program for Custodial Grandparent Families

1Division of Nursing, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC 27402-6172, USA
2School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA

Received 13 January 2012; Accepted 11 April 2012

Academic Editor: Patricia M. Davidson

Copyright © 2012 Lenora Campbell 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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