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March 7, 1942

A Textbook on the Nursing and Diseases of Sick Children for Nurses

JAMA. 1942;118(10):853. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830100083033

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This edition is completely revised and slightly longer than the first and second editions. A new chapter on children in the tropics and a new section in the appendix on physical therapy have been added. Not only has the text of the other chapters undergone extensive revision but the number of illustrations has been increased and many are changed from those used in former editions. The text maintains its well organized but informal style and is rich in factual data necessary for pediatric nursing in the hospital or the home. Instructions are concise and explicit, and the material is particularly adapted for sound nursing education. Few pediatric textbooks for nurses devote as much space to desirable orthopedic information as this edition. The chapters on infant feeding and disorders of nutrition would not be considered adequate for instruction of nurses in this country and is not in keeping with the quality

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