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This small book attempts to present its large subject in a condensed form, thereby, as the author states, "to help the student of medicine in a crowded curriculum and the general practitioner in a strenuous life."
There are three main sections. The first deals with the growth and development, the physiology, and the care and feeding of the infant. All topics are treated briefly. The use of zinc stearate is advocated without warning of the danger of an inhalation pneumonia. It does not seem to be in accord with the modern pediatric trend to use "force-feedings" in refractory infants when
Essentials of Infant Feeding and Paediatric Practice.. Ann Intern Med. ;8:766–767. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-6-766_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;8(6):766-767.
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