How Come Nothing Changed? Reflections on the Fasting-Time Project

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How Come Nothing Changed? Reflections on the Fasting-Time Project. / Hertzum, Morten; Simonsen, Jesper.

MIE2020: Proceedings of 30th Medical Informatics Europe Conference. IOS Press, 2020. s. 971-975 (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Bind 270).

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportKonferencebidrag i proceedingsForskningfagfællebedømt

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Hertzum, M & Simonsen, J 2020, How Come Nothing Changed? Reflections on the Fasting-Time Project. i MIE2020: Proceedings of 30th Medical Informatics Europe Conference. IOS Press, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, bind 270, s. 971-975. https://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI200306

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Hertzum, M., & Simonsen, J. (2020). How Come Nothing Changed? Reflections on the Fasting-Time Project. I MIE2020: Proceedings of 30th Medical Informatics Europe Conference (s. 971-975). IOS Press. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Bind. 270 https://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI200306

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Hertzum M, Simonsen J. How Come Nothing Changed? Reflections on the Fasting-Time Project. I MIE2020: Proceedings of 30th Medical Informatics Europe Conference. IOS Press. 2020. s. 971-975. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Bind 270). https://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI200306

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Hertzum, Morten ; Simonsen, Jesper. / How Come Nothing Changed? Reflections on the Fasting-Time Project. MIE2020: Proceedings of 30th Medical Informatics Europe Conference. IOS Press, 2020. s. 971-975 (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Bind 270).

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