Perspective

A Pediatricianís Opinion on the Need for More Data on Medicines in Pregnancy

Susan P Tansey

Accepted November 8, 2019

Copyright © 2019 by Global Clinical and Translational Research.

This article is published under the virtual Special Issue of Prenatal, Fetal, Maternal, and Placental Drug Safety and Effectiveness.

How to cite this article:

Tansey SP. A pediatrician's opinion on the need for more data on more data on medicines in pregnancy. Glob Clin Transl Res. 2019; 1(4):129-130. DOI:10.36316/gcatr.01.0019.

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