Pediatric safety on farms: redefining the unacceptable

Day, Lesley
June 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/6/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 12, p1731
Academic Journal
Comments on a study on the problem of agriculture-related injuries in young children in Canada. Reasons for the importance of the study; Solution suggested to the problem; Role of physicians and allied health professionals in addressing the problem.


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