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The Need for Computer-Based Patient Education

  • Stephen Fadem
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    Address correspondence to Stephen Fadem, MD, Kidney Associates PLLC, DaVita/Houston Kidney Center, Integrated Service Network, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030
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    Kidney Associates PLLC, and DaVita/Houston Kidney Center, Integrated Service Network, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
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