Survey of Computer, Smart Devices, and Internet use in Heart Failure Patients


  • Michael Dorsch
  • Yee Ping Chong
  • Michael McCormick
  • Judith Grossi
  • Karen Farris
  • Todd Koelling
  • Barry Bleske



Technology, Access, Mobile Applications


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