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Helping nursing homes shelter-in-place

J. Rush Pierce, Jr., MD, MPH, Theresa A. West, RPh, CEM, TEM

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shelter-in-place, nursing homes, emergency

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5055/jem.2017.0342

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