Physical Exertion at Work and the Risk of Preterm Delivery and Small-for-Gestational- Age Birth

@article{Pompeii2005PhysicalEA,
  title={Physical Exertion at Work and the Risk of Preterm Delivery and Small-for-Gestational- Age Birth},
  author={L. Pompeii and D. Savitz and K. Evenson and Bonnie Rogers and M. McMahon},
  journal={Obstetrics \& Gynecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={106},
  pages={1279-1288}
}
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