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  • These pre-referral guidelines were developed by specialists at the Royal Children's Hospital and reviewed by a working group of metropolitan and rural general practitioners in Victoria.

    The guidelines are Copyright 2006-2011, Royal Children's Hospital (RCH), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Many of them have been adapted with permission from Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center,Seattle, WA, USA.

    The RCH and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center (Seattle) are not responsible in any way for application of the procedures or guidelines to patient care at your facility. They are guidelines only and your professional judgment must always prevail. Guidelines may not be reproduced without permission.

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    RCH Primary Care Liaison

    Royal Children's Hospital
    Flemington Road
    Parkville
    Victoria 3052
    Australia

    Tel (03) 9345 5246
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