Wald, N.; Cuckle, Howard S.; Harwood, Catherine A.; Nysenbaum, A.; McFarlane, T.; Gadd, R.L.; Preston, Noel W.; Jackson, G.A.; Banks, A.W.; Hutchins, C.J.; Orme, M. L'Estrange; Serlin, M.J.; Breckenridge, A.; Sandler, Bernard; Lasagna, L.; Freedman, B.J.; Grace, A.J.; Ebbing, R.N.
August 1979
British Medical Journal;8/4/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6185, p331
Academic Journal
Reports issues related to medicine. Introduction of routine antenatal screening for open neural-tube defects; Efficacy of oxprenolol in treating hypertension in pregnancy; Effectiveness of vaccines in preventing whooping-cough.


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