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Perhaps no more accurate or illuminating statement could be made concerning the quality of this work by twenty-three German and Austrian authors than that of the editor. As he says, the articles are all written by masters of national or international renown, are evidently weighed with care and guided by learning, and are brief but complete and lucid. The list of authors includes such names as Czerny, Neumann, Hoffa, Henoch, Heubner, Baginsky, Escherich, C. Keller and others equally authoritative. The book is hardly in the usual text-book style, but each monograph is written in the complete and thorough manner of the Germans, and all coordinated, so that there is no overlapping in the treatment of the subjects. Among the unusually complete chapters is that on the diseases of the new-born, which includes a very interesting section on those infectious diseases which may be transmitted from the mother or father to
Diseases of Children.. JAMA. 1910;LIV(14):1163. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.02550400049024