Saving children's lives in Sweden through accident prevention

Berfenstam, Ragnar
March 1994
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Spring94, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p93
Academic Journal
Focuses on the child accident preventive work in Sweden. Background information; Comparison with United States; Success; Anecdotes; Expectations.


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