January 13, 1934

The Diseases of Infants and Children

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By J. P. Crozer Griffith, M.D., Ph.D., Consulting Physician to the Children's Hospital, Philadelphia, and A. Graeme Mitchell, M.D., B. K. Rachford Professor of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati. Third edition. Cloth. Price, $10. Pp. 1155, with 281 illustrations. Philadelphia & London: W. B. Saunders Company, 1933.

JAMA. 1934;102(2):155. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750020067031

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This edition is in one volume but is more than a mere condensation of material. Almost every recent advance in pediatrics since the last edition has been included. One of the features of the former edition was the well selected bibliography offered after the discussion of each subject. This has been revised to include only those historical references which are pertinent to the discussion and a large amount of new pediatric literature. The previous editions enjoyed a well deserved popularity among practitioners of medicine, but because they appeared in two volumes the use of the work for undergraduates was limited. The present edition should serve the practitioner and the student equally well. The work is one of the most comprehensive treatises on diseases of infants and children available in one volume. The material is clearly presented and the discussions are to the point. Therapeutic measures receive adequate consideration and are

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