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July 27, 1935

Handbuch der Kinderheilkunde

JAMA. 1935;105(4):306-307. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760300066028

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Abstract

This work needs no introduction to the medical world. The tenth volume has all the merit of the preceding volumes and not only complements them but also forms an important independent addition to the literature of pediatrics and dermatology. The first edition of the Handbuch, which appeared almost thirty years ago, contained a restricted section on skin diseases of childhood. In the preparation of the second edition, four years later, it became apparent that a special volume on skin disorders was necessary, and this was to have been edited by Schlossmann. The World War, the death of Leiner who was to have been the main contributor, the illness of Schlossmann, and other circumstances delayed the appearance of the special volume. After Schlossmann's death in 1932 the preliminary work was taken up again and carried forward under great difficulties. Dermatologists experienced with the dermatoses of children, and pediatricians interested in skin

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