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When it became known that Dr. Fontana was working on a book on pediatric allergy, the community of allergists waited for it with excited anticipation. The author was one of the young dissenters who had questioned old doctrines and time-honored procedures. He had been obviously aware of our expectations since he introduced the volume with Robert Frost's lines:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by and
That has made all the difference.
It is painful to report that this is a sadly disappointing book. The chapters on basic concepts are superficial and
Practical Management of the Allergic Child.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:448–449. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-3-448_3
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