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Practitioners will particularly appreciate up-to-date guidelines regarding rescussitation and the Australian immunisation schedule
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Michael MarksAssociate Editor
*Once again Prof Shann has kindly allowed us to reproduce his invaluable Paediatric Drug Doses in the Print version. As there is already a terrific version of Drug Doses for the PDA (www.drugdoses.net). Therefore, the PDA version of the Handbook will not include the pharmacopoeia.
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The editors particularly wish to thank Nick Mansfield, aged 10, Ascot Vale Primary School for his design and artwork for the Handbook cover.
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