Impact of group education on knowledge, satisfaction and quality of life among hepatitis C patients seen by gastroenterologists

Dominitz, Jason A; Straits-Tröster, Kristy A; Splan, Meaghan F; Bush, Kristen R; Sloan, Kevin L; Lee, Stanley W; Kivlahan, Daniel R
September 2003
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS101
Academic Journal
An abstract of the article "Impact of Group Education on Knowledge, Satisfaction and Quality of Life Among Hepatitis C Patients Seen by Gastroenterologists" by Jason A. Dominitz, Meaghan F. Splan, Kristen R. Bush, Kevin L. Sloan and Stanley W. Lee and colleagues is presented.


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