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Multiple Sclerosis International
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 640749, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/640749
Research Article

Internet Usage by Patients with Multiple Sclerosis: Implications to Participatory Medicine and Personalized Healthcare

1Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and Research Institute, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, P.O. Box 9649, Haifa 31096, Israel
2Department of Community Medicine and Epidemiology, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa 34362, Israel
3Multiple Sclerosis Center, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa 34362, Israel

Received 7 February 2010; Revised 18 May 2010; Accepted 26 May 2010

Academic Editor: Hans Peter Hartung

Copyright © 2010 Izabella Lejbkowicz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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