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September 28, 1929

Diseases of Children.

JAMA. 1929;93(13):1015. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02710130055039

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The progress made in the treatment of diseases of children has outstripped in the last decades even the great advancement that has occurred in the field of medical science. As a result, much that has been written concerning pediatrics has needed to be revised. This book is a second edition of a work first published in 1913. Many portions have been entirely rewritten, while additions have been made to other sections. Valuable material has been included that has been culled from the more recent periodical literature. Several new chapters have been added, including one by H. C. Cameron on the functional diseases of the nervous system. The management of the child has become an increasingly difficult problem, and such material as Dr. Cameron has contributed to this field is well worth consulting. The general arrangement of the book and much of the original material have not been disturbed in the

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