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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 289101, 10 pages
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Review Article

Measures of Cultural Competence in Nurses: An Integrative Review

Department of Nursing, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX 79016, USA

Received 29 March 2013; Accepted 6 May 2013

Academic Editors: P. P. Egeghy, T. Kushnir, J. Telfair, and S. I. Woodruff

Copyright © 2013 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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