October 12, 1963

Survey of Clinical Pediatrics.

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By Lawrence B. Slobody and Edward Wasserman. 4th ed. 541 pp. $11.50. Blakiston Division, McGraw-Hill Book Co., 330 W 42nd St, New York 36, 1963

JAMA. 1963;186(2):169. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03710020089043

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A remarkable pediatric teaching text, this is intermediate between pocket manuals and voluminous treatises. Chapters on genetics and metabolic errors are new, and there are extensive revisions elsewhere. There is a wise allotment of space for the 24 chapters of topical treatment. Judiciously emphasized are collateral and source readings.

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