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Developing a roadmap for cancer patient experience initiatives in Saudi Arabia: lessons from health care settings in the United States and England

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Developing a roadmap for cancer patient experience initiatives in Saudi Arabia: lessons from health care settings in the United States and England. / Alessy, Saleh; Asery, Ali; Al-Zahrani, Ali; Davies, Elizabeth.

In: European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare, 17.06.2020.

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Alessy, S, Asery, A, Al-Zahrani, A & Davies, E 2020, 'Developing a roadmap for cancer patient experience initiatives in Saudi Arabia: lessons from health care settings in the United States and England', European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare.

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Alessy, S., Asery, A., Al-Zahrani, A., & Davies, E. (2020). Developing a roadmap for cancer patient experience initiatives in Saudi Arabia: lessons from health care settings in the United States and England. European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare.

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Alessy S, Asery A, Al-Zahrani A, Davies E. Developing a roadmap for cancer patient experience initiatives in Saudi Arabia: lessons from health care settings in the United States and England. European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare. 2020 Jun 17.

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Alessy, Saleh ; Asery, Ali ; Al-Zahrani, Ali ; Davies, Elizabeth. / Developing a roadmap for cancer patient experience initiatives in Saudi Arabia: lessons from health care settings in the United States and England. In: European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare. 2020.

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