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Letter to the Editor
Multiple magnet ingestion in children: Near-fatal attractions
Version of Record online: 3 JUN 2013
© 2013 The Authors. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health © 2013 Paediatrics and Child Health Division (Royal Australasian College of Physicians)
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Volume 49, Issue 6, pages 505–506, June 2013
How to Cite
Conduit, C., Cunliffe, T., Beggs, S., Ee, M., Fenton, E. and Jones, N. (2013), Multiple magnet ingestion in children: Near-fatal attractions. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49: 505–506. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12231
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