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American Academy of Pediatrics| May 01 1996
Safe Transportation of Premature and Low Birth Weight Infants
Pediatrics (1996) 97 (5): 758–760.
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Committee on Injury and Poison Prevention, Committee on Fetus and Newborn; Safe Transportation of Premature and Low Birth Weight Infants. Pediatrics May 1996; 97 (5): 758–760. 10.1542/peds.97.5.758
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