Published on in Vol 21, No 3 (2019): March

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
Health Professions’ Digital Education: Review of Learning Theories in Randomized Controlled Trials by the Digital Health Education Collaboration

Health Professions’ Digital Education: Review of Learning Theories in Randomized Controlled Trials by the Digital Health Education Collaboration

Health Professions’ Digital Education: Review of Learning Theories in Randomized Controlled Trials by the Digital Health Education Collaboration


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