Is Taller Really Better? Growth Hormone Therapy in Short Children
Diekema, Douglas S.
Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 1990 Autumn; 34(1): 109-123.
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Verweij, Marcel; Kortmann, Frank (1997-10)The prescription of growth hormone therapy for children who are not growth hormone deficient is one of the controversies in contemporary paediatric endocrinology. Is it morally appropriate to enhance the growth, by means ...