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Rickets, Including Osteomalacia and Tetany.

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By HESS ALFRED F.. , M.D., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University and Bellevue Medical College, New York City. 485 pages, 52 illustrations. Lea and Febiger; , Philadelphia: , 1929.. Price in cloth, $5.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(4):394-395. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-3-4-394
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The publication of a new book on rickets is justified by the fact that since 1918 a new era has been created—that of the Newer Rickets, which has made many time-honored theories in the textbooks no longer tenable. Two discoveries have contributed to the birth of this Newer Rickets, neither of which has depended in any way upon the other. The first came from the biologic laboratory, and consisted of a method of inducing rickets experimentally in animals, rendering it possible to study various aspects under conditions which are subject to exact control and modification. This technique made it possible


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