Environmental Health Ethics in Study of Children

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Environmental Health Ethics in Study of Children. / Knudsen, L. E.; Hansen, P. W.; Pedersen, M.; Merlo, D. F.

Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. ed. / Scott A. Elias. 2017. p. 400-409.

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Harvard

Knudsen, LE, Hansen, PW, Pedersen, M & Merlo, DF 2017, Environmental Health Ethics in Study of Children. in S A. Elias (ed.), Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. pp. 400-409. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.10513-5

APA

Knudsen, L. E., Hansen, P. W., Pedersen, M., & Merlo, D. F. (2017). Environmental Health Ethics in Study of Children. In S. A. Elias (Ed.), Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences (pp. 400-409) https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.10513-5

Vancouver

Knudsen LE, Hansen PW, Pedersen M, Merlo DF. Environmental Health Ethics in Study of Children. In A. Elias S, editor, Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. 2017. p. 400-409 https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.10513-5

Author

Knudsen, L. E. ; Hansen, P. W. ; Pedersen, M. ; Merlo, D. F. / Environmental Health Ethics in Study of Children. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. editor / Scott A. Elias. 2017. pp. 400-409

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