Preterm birth and body composition at term equivalent age : a systematic review and meta-analysis

Source:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publisher:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication date:
31 August 2012

Abstract

Johnson MJ, Wootton SA, Leaf AA. (2012) Preterm birth and body composition at term equivalent age: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pediatrics Sep;130:e640-9

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