By John D. Lyttle, A.B., M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Diseases of Children, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, N. Y. Supervising editor Royal Storrs Haynes, Ph.B., M.D., Clinical Professor of Diseases of Children, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. Volume XX, Clinical Pediatrics. Cloth. Price, $85 per set of 21 volumes (sold only in set). Pp. 189, with 31 illustrations. New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1930.
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This volume forms a unit of a series of monographs called "Clinical Pediatrics." The book was expressly intended for the general practitioner to aid him in understanding such tests as are used in pediatric cases that come under his care. Nothing but procedures of fundamental nature are discussed. The author has indicated in his preface that chemical and bacteriologic methods that call for special equipment, technical skill and experience are best left to those who possess such equipment and skill. This is in keeping with the policy adopted in preparing the other monographs of this series. The material is essentially clinical in its methods of presentation and only data of practical interest to the general practitioner are presented. The first chapter deals with the urine. The organization of this part of the book corresponds in general to that which is subsequently adopted in presenting the subjects of blood, serology, cerebrospinal
Laboratory Pediatrics.. JAMA. 1931;96(6):463. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720320063030