Published on in Vol 3 , No 1 (2014) :Jan-Mar

What Influences Patient Participation in an Online Forum for Weight Loss Surgery? A Qualitative Case Study

What Influences Patient Participation in an Online Forum for Weight Loss Surgery? A Qualitative Case Study

What Influences Patient Participation in an Online Forum for Weight Loss Surgery? A Qualitative Case Study

Authors of this article:

Anita Das 1 ;   Arild Faxvaag 1


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