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February 9, 1924

Traité de pathologie médicale et de thérapeutique appliquée.

JAMA. 1924;82(6):493. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650320063036

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This is a large, two volume work on pediatrics. It is a system written by various authors, with an introduction by Marfan. The system takes up in detail the various subjects, starting out with hygiene, in which is contained an article on hospitals, one on crèches, one on schools, and one on the teaching of abnormal children. Next follows a long, exhaustive treatise on the feeding of children and diseases of the gastro-intestinal tract. These are taken up from a thoroughly practical standpoint, with very little in the way of reference to scientific facts that do not have a definite, practical bearing. The first volume is almost all taken up with hygiene and feeding, including gastro-intestinal disturbances. There is some work on the social service side, and also a section of 100 pages on diseases of the respiratory tract. The second volume takes up infectious diseases, conditions of the circulation

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