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Acute and chronic respiratory illnesses comprise a large segment of diseases affecting children. This book is therefore timely in filling a void and in providing a continuum between Dr. Avery's treatise on The Lung and Its Disorders in the Newborn Infant and several good texts on adult respiratory disorders.
The 17 chapters, ranging in scope from acute infections to uncommon lung diseases, are presented throughout in a practical manner. This reflects the authors' clinical and epidemiologic expertise gained from many years of handling such problems at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, coupled with their close contact with the
Respiratory Illness in Children.. Ann Intern Med. 1976;85:414. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-85-3-414_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;85(3):414.
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