TITLE

Which birth weight standards?

PUB. DATE
November 1978
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;11/18/1978, Vol. 2 Issue 6149, p1384
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the publication of birth weight standards in Great Britain. Risks of physical and neuropsychological impairment for babies with low birth weight; Correlation between birth weight and gestational age; Influence of ethnic differences on fetal growth.
ACCESSION #
4927531

 

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