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A concise compilation of current knowledge of pediatric pulmonary problems is much needed. This text sometimes achieves this goal and comes tantalizingly close at other times. It groups children's chest problems sometimes by the anatomical structure involved—diaphragm, pleura, or mediastinum—and sometimes by pathogenesis—tuberculosis, allergic, and hypersensitivity disturbances. This is a pragmatic classification, but it reflects current orientation toward pulmonary problems. The illustrations are numerous and well chosen. Reproduction of the many roentgenograms is excellent. The plates are large enough to permit easy visualization of details. Several diagrams make possible the exposition of material not readily shown by X ray. Each
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Pulmonary Diseases and Anomalies of Infancy and Childhood.. Ann Intern Med. 1966;65:870–871. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-4-870_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(4):870-871.
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