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Transition from paediatric to adult health services in Scotland for young people with cerebral palsy. / Wright, Alice Elisabeth; Robb, James; Shearer, Morven Caroline.

In: Journal of Child Health Care, Vol. 20, No. 2, 06.2016, p. 205-213.

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Wright, AE, Robb, J & Shearer, MC 2016, 'Transition from paediatric to adult health services in Scotland for young people with cerebral palsy', Journal of Child Health Care, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 205-213. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367493514564632

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Wright, A. E., Robb, J., & Shearer, M. C. (2016). Transition from paediatric to adult health services in Scotland for young people with cerebral palsy. Journal of Child Health Care, 20(2), 205-213. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367493514564632

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Wright AE, Robb J, Shearer MC. Transition from paediatric to adult health services in Scotland for young people with cerebral palsy. Journal of Child Health Care. 2016 Jun;20(2):205-213. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367493514564632

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Wright, Alice Elisabeth ; Robb, James ; Shearer, Morven Caroline. / Transition from paediatric to adult health services in Scotland for young people with cerebral palsy. In: Journal of Child Health Care. 2016 ; Vol. 20, No. 2. pp. 205-213.

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