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Narrative neonatology: integrating narrative medicine into the neonatal intensive care unit

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Fleishman, R., McAdams, R.M., Carter, B.S. et al. Narrative neonatology: integrating narrative medicine into the neonatal intensive care unit. J Perinatol (2022).

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