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Updates in medicine: paediatrics and paediatric surgery

Andrew J A Holland, Daniel T Cass and John Pitkin
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (7): 352-353.
Published online: 1 April 2002

To the Editor: While we enjoyed reading Sewell's article summarising advances in paediatrics, there was no mention of developments in general paediatric surgery.1 About a third of all patients admitted to a paediatric hospital have surgical conditions. Viable advances would thus have significant implications for many children and their families.

  • Andrew J A Holland
  • Daniel T Cass
  • John Pitkin

  • 1 Department of Academic Surgery, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, The University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW.
  • 2 The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW.

Correspondence: andrewh3@chw.edu.au

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