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Director of Editorial Content:  Kristin Klinger
Senior Managing Editor:         Jennifer Neidig
Managing Editor:                Jamie Snavely
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Copy Editor:                    Laura Kochanwoski
Typesetter:                     Carole Coulson
Cover Design:                   Lisa Tosheff
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Patient-centered e-health / E. Vance Wilson, editor.

  p.; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 978-1-60566-016-5 (hardcover : alk. paper)

1. Medical informatics. 2. Medical telematics. 3. Medical personnel and patient. I. Wilson, E. Vance (Ellis Vance)

[DNLM: 1. Medical Informatics--trends. 2. Internet. 3. Medical Records Systems, Computerized--trends. 4. Patient-Centered Care-trends. 5. Self Care--trends. W 26.5 P2983 2009]

R858.P384 2009


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