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This is a very good book. In 654 pages, about half the length of the older standard textbooks, it presents nearly all that a textbook of pediatrics should include. Its shortness is confusing occasionally but usually improves the clearness of its presentations. This is especially true of the fine sections on fluid and drug therapy. The preface mentions a chapter on Tropical Pediatrics which I did not find in the table of contents. This subject should be discussed fully in later editions, since physicians in the tropics must rely on textbooks from the temperate zones. The illustrations and printing are
Pediatrics.. Ann Intern Med. 1957;47:377–378. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-2-377_2
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