Technology-based approaches to patient education for young people living with diabetes: a systematic literature review.
Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Chester, CH1 4BJ UK.Pediatric Diabetes (Impact Factor: 2.08). 05/2009; 10(7):474-83. DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-5448.2009.00509.x
ABSTRACT Cooper H, Cooper J, Milton B. Technology-based approaches to patient education for young people living with diabetes: a systematic literature review.
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