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Health Promot Perspect. 2019;9(2): 156-160. doi: 10.15171/hpp.2019.22
PMID: 31249804        PMCID: PMC6588814

Short Communication

Readability of online patient-based information on bariatric surgery

Zoë Meleo-Erwin 1 * ORCID, Corey Basch 1 ORCID, Joseph Fera 2, Danna Ethan 3, Philip Garcia 1

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