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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 821693, 5 pages
A Brief Educational Intervention to Improve Healthcare Providers' Awareness of Child Passenger Safety
1Department of Family and Community Medicine, Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr. D. B. Todd Jr. Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
2Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Suite 750, 2525 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
Received 7 May 2012; Revised 5 October 2012; Accepted 16 January 2013
Academic Editor: Steven E. Lipshultz
Copyright © 2013 O. James Ekundayo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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