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Nursing Research and Practice
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 427917, 7 pages
Planning for Serious Illness amongst Community-Dwelling Older Adults
College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Room 421 Ellis Hall, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W8, Canada
Received 17 December 2012; Accepted 6 March 2013
Academic Editor: Kaja Põlluste
Copyright © 2013 Donna Goodridge. 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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