Book Review
November 1922


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By Lillian Curtis Drew.

Am J Dis Child. 1922;24(5):450. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1922.04120110091011

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This book should easily prove to be a useful and practical text, and should be welcomed and appreciated by both physician and educator. It fills a real need admirably, and intelligibly covers a field which is quite foreign to all but a few persons. The particular value of the book lies in the fact that it deals exhaustively with the unusual type of case and details methods and forms of treatment suitable to the individual case. This is the type of help really wanted, but only too commonly missed in the average text. All directions are concise and clear, therefore easily understood and applied. The chapters on posture are particularly good. This is fortunate in view of the fact that the subject has received considerable attention in recent pediatric literature, and is considered important. Another excellent chapter is the one on shoes and correct exercises for the feet. The style

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