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Battered children and child abuse proceedings of the XIXth CIOMS Round Table Conference, Berne, Switzerland, 4-6 December 1985 by CIOMS Round Table Conference (19th 1985 Berne, Switzerland)

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Published by CIOMS in Geneva, Switzerland .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Z. Bankowski and M. Carballo ; organized jointly by the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences and the World Health Organization.
ContributionsBánkowski, Zbigniew., Carballo, Manuel, 1941 Apr. 10-, Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences., World Health Organization.
LC ClassificationsHV6626.5 .C56 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 174 p. :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2433419M
ISBN 109290360267
LC Control Number87123610

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