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Information for oral and maxillofacial patients : can it be improved? / Parvez, H.; Noorani, M.S.; Pandis, N.; Cobourne, M.T.; Seehra, J.

In: British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vol. 57, No. 5, 06.2019, p. 412-418.

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Parvez, H, Noorani, MS, Pandis, N, Cobourne, MT & Seehra, J 2019, 'Information for oral and maxillofacial patients: can it be improved?', British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 57, no. 5, pp. 412-418. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2018.12.007

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Parvez, H., Noorani, M. S., Pandis, N., Cobourne, M. T., & Seehra, J. (2019). Information for oral and maxillofacial patients: can it be improved? British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 57(5), 412-418. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2018.12.007

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Parvez H, Noorani MS, Pandis N, Cobourne MT, Seehra J. Information for oral and maxillofacial patients: can it be improved? British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2019 Jun;57(5):412-418. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2018.12.007

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Parvez, H. ; Noorani, M.S. ; Pandis, N. ; Cobourne, M.T. ; Seehra, J. / Information for oral and maxillofacial patients : can it be improved?. In: British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2019 ; Vol. 57, No. 5. pp. 412-418.

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