AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. August 2003, Volume 5, Number 8.

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Resources on Pediatrics

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  • Gandle EL. It sounds like child abuse—but is it? Am Fam Physician. 2002;65:330, 332, 334.
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  • Spital A. Should children ever donate kidneys? Transplantation. 1997; 64:232-236.
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