Child development: risk factors for adverse outcomes in developing countries

@article{Walker2007ChildDR,
  title={Child development: risk factors for adverse outcomes in developing countries},
  author={Susan P Walker and Theodore D. Wachs and Julie M Meeks Gardner and Betsy Lozoff and Gail A. Wasserman and Ernesto Pollitt and Julie Anne Carter},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2007},
  volume={369},
  pages={145-157}
}
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