Journal of
Languages and Culture

  • Abbreviation: J. Lang. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6540
  • DOI: 10.5897/JLC
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 131

Full Length Research Paper

Investigating factors that impede proper prescription writing in Jimma University Specialized Hospital

Guta Legese
  • Guta Legese
  • Department of English Language and Literature, Jimma University, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 12 March 2015
  •  Accepted: 07 May 2015
  •  Published: 31 March 2016


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