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Degrees of ambivalence: Attitudes towards pre-registration university education for nurses in Britain, 1930-1960. / Brooks, Jane; Rafferty, Anne Marie.

In: Nurse Education Today, Vol. 30, No. 6, 08.2010, p. 579 - 583.

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Brooks, J & Rafferty, AM 2010, 'Degrees of ambivalence: Attitudes towards pre-registration university education for nurses in Britain, 1930-1960', Nurse Education Today, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 579 - 583. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2009.12.004

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Brooks, J., & Rafferty, A. M. (2010). Degrees of ambivalence: Attitudes towards pre-registration university education for nurses in Britain, 1930-1960. Nurse Education Today, 30(6), 579 - 583. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2009.12.004

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Brooks J, Rafferty AM. Degrees of ambivalence: Attitudes towards pre-registration university education for nurses in Britain, 1930-1960. Nurse Education Today. 2010 Aug;30(6):579 - 583. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2009.12.004

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Brooks, Jane ; Rafferty, Anne Marie. / Degrees of ambivalence: Attitudes towards pre-registration university education for nurses in Britain, 1930-1960. In: Nurse Education Today. 2010 ; Vol. 30, No. 6. pp. 579 - 583.

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