Congenital anomalies in Australia 2002-2003
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Published by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare National Perinatal Statistics Unit in Sydney .
Written in English


  • Abnormalities, Human -- Australia.,
  • Fetus -- Abnormalities -- Australia -- Statistics.,
  • Infants (Newborn) -- Diseases -- Australia -- Statistics.,
  • Abnormalities, Human -- Australia -- Statistics.

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Edition Notes

StatementSamanthi Abeywardana, Elizabeth A. Sullivan.
SeriesBirth anomalies series -- no. 3, Birth anomalies series -- no. 3.
ContributionsSullivan, Elizabeth A., National Perinatal Statistics Unit (Australia)
LC ClassificationsRG627.2.A8 A34 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21896549M
ISBN 109781740247702
LC Control Number2008399974

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