The IOM's vision for transforming nursing.
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Isis Montalvo is the director of the National Center for Nursing Quality at the American Nurses Association in Silver Spring, Md.
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Name: Nursing management
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21116146
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.NUMA.0000390496.52814.b7
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