Release date: August 2020
Estimated completion time*: 1 hr

This online course aims to introduce Australasian medical specialists to thalidomide and thalidomide embryopathy, and their implications for thalidomide survivors today.

*The estimated completion time is an approximate guide and does not account for time spent on optional additional readings and activities.

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  • The Thalidomide Story
  • The Drug Thalidomide
  • Medical Issues and Special Considerations
  • Living with Thalidomide Embryopathy
Contributors Working Group
  • Dr Dee Morrison
  • Dr Elizabeth Newbronner
  • Prof Neil Vargesson
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