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October 1, 1898

Medical Diseases of Infancy and Childhood.

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By Dawson Williams, M.D., Physician to the East London Hospital for Children. In one 12mo. volume of 629 pages, with 18 illustrations. Cloth, $2.50, net. Lea Brothers & Co., publishers, Philadelphia and New York.

JAMA. 1898;XXXI(14):805. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02450140059019

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The author has treated the subject from the broad standpoint of general medicine, but describes fully the special modifications and complications incident to infancy and childhood. The volume contains 47 chapters, viz: Introductory, clinical examination, diseases incidental to birth, food, acute specific infectious diseases (4 chapters), malarial fever, tuberculosis (4 chapters), syphilis, rheumatic fever, chronic rheumatic affections, infective arthritis, chorea, rickets, scurvy, anemia, leukemia, hemophilia, diseases of the thyroid and thymus glands, diseases of the heart, diseases of the mouth, diseases of the upper respiratory passages, acute bronchitis, bronchial pneumonia and pneumonia, pleurisy, chronic affections of the bronchial tubes, peritonitis, diseases of the liver, acute disorders of the gastro-intestinal system, intestinal obstruction, intestinal parasites, hydatid diseases of the genito-urinary system, diseases of the nervous system (8 chapters), diseases of the skin (2 chapters).

This is a carefully considered work, and will be extremely useful to students and others in keeping

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