Gastric emptying and gastro-oesophageal reflux in preterm infants

Ewer, A K; Durbin, G M; Morgan, M E; Booth, I W
September 1996
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Sep1996, Vol. 75 Issue 2, pF117
Academic Journal
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