Funding Source: TJC is funded by Medical Research Council grant MR/J004839/1.
Interpretation of World Health Organization growth charts for assessing infant malnutrition: A randomised controlled trial
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Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Volume 50, Issue 1, pages 32–39, January 2014
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Ahmad, U. N., Yiwombe, M., Chisepo, P., Cole, T. J., Heikens, G. T. and Kerac, M. (2014), Interpretation of World Health Organization growth charts for assessing infant malnutrition: A randomised controlled trial. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50: 32–39. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12405
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