Published on in Vol 4, No 1 (2015): Jan-Mar

Medical Information on the Internet: A Tool for Measuring Consumer Perception of Quality Aspects

Medical Information on the Internet: A Tool for Measuring Consumer Perception of Quality Aspects

Medical Information on the Internet: A Tool for Measuring Consumer Perception of Quality Aspects

Authors of this article:

Arthur Dubowicz 1, 2 Author Orcid Image ;   Peter J Schulz 1 Author Orcid Image


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Books/Policy Documents

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