Area Differences in Spontaneous Abortion Rates in South Wales and Their Relation to Neural Tube Defect Incidence

Roberts, C. J.; Lloyd, Setsuko
October 1973
British Medical Journal;10/6/1973, Vol. 4 Issue 5883, p20
Academic Journal
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