Healthy Ageing and Mediated Health Expertise

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Healthy Ageing and Mediated Health Expertise. / Christensen, Christa Lykke.

I: Nordicom Review, Bind 38, Nr. Special Issue, 2, 2017, s. 9-25.

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Christensen, CL 2017, 'Healthy Ageing and Mediated Health Expertise', Nordicom Review, bind 38, nr. Special Issue, 2, s. 9-25. https://doi.org/10.1515/nor-2017-0403

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Christensen, C. L. (2017). Healthy Ageing and Mediated Health Expertise. Nordicom Review, 38(Special Issue), 9-25. [2]. https://doi.org/10.1515/nor-2017-0403

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Christensen CL. Healthy Ageing and Mediated Health Expertise. Nordicom Review. 2017;38(Special Issue):9-25. 2. https://doi.org/10.1515/nor-2017-0403

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Christensen, Christa Lykke. / Healthy Ageing and Mediated Health Expertise. I: Nordicom Review. 2017 ; Bind 38, Nr. Special Issue. s. 9-25.

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