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Child health maintenance a guide to clinical assessment by Peggy L. Chinn

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Published by Mosby in Saint Louis .
Written in English


  • Pediatric nursing.,
  • Child development -- Testing.,
  • Children -- Health and hygiene.,
  • Child care.,
  • Child development.,
  • Child health services.,
  • Growth -- In adolescence.,
  • Pediatric nursing.

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Bibliography: p. 122.

Statement[by] Peggy L. Chinn [and] Cynthia J. Leitch.
ContributionsLeitch, Cynthia J., 1933- joint author.
LC ClassificationsRJ245 .C48
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 122 p.
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5422449M
ISBN 100801609542
LC Control Number73016204

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