Umeak Gidatutako Elikadura Osagarriaren metodoa osasun-zerbitzuetatik gomenda daitekeen estrategia al da?

  1. Urkia Susin, Iratxe 1
  2. Sanchez, Ane 1
  3. Rada Fernandez de Jauregui, Diego 1
  4. Martinez, Olaia 1
  5. Maiz, Edurne 2
  1. 1 Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (EHU/UPV), Gasteiz, Araba
  2. 2 Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, Donostia, Gipuzkoa
Osagaiz: osasun-zientzien aldizkaria

ISSN: 2530-9412

Year of publication: 2021

Volume: 5

Issue: 2

Pages: 27-40

Type: Article

DOI: 10.26876/OSAGAIZ.2.2021.369 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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