The age of paediatrics.

  title={The age of paediatrics.},
  author={Susan M. Sawyer and Robyn McNeil and Kate Louise Francis and Juliet Z Matskarofski and George C. Patton and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta and Dorothy Omono Esangbedo and Jonathan D. Klein},
  journal={The Lancet. Child \& adolescent health},

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