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Tools for revealing uncomfortable truths? Measuring child-centred health-related quality of life after paediatric intensive care

Rachel S. Agbeko| Jeffrey P. Burns| Mark J. Peters
Editorial
Volume 41, Issue 7 / July , 2015

Pages 1330 - 1332

No abstract available.

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