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Newest in a series of books for children prepared with the collaboration of staff members of The Menninger Foundation, this picture-and-text book shows the doctor and his nurse as friendly people who like children but must sometimes hurt them a bit in taking care of them. Mother is shown as a loving mother, who helps the doctor by giving medicines and staying close to her child through the office visit. How effective this book will be in dispelling fears or relieving anxieties of young children in their visits to the doctor's office cannot be guessed, but if the parent reads
My Friend the Doctor.. Ann Intern Med. ;78:170. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-1-170_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(1):170.
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