Book Review
May 1924


Author Affiliations

With the collaboration of Prof. DR. O. BUETTNER, Rostock i. M.; Prof. DR. G. FINDER, Berlin; Prof. DR. E. FULD, Berlin; Prof. DR. F. GROSSMANN, Berlin; Prof. DR. A. GUTMANN, Berlin; DR. E. HERZFELD, Berlin; Ministerialrat DR. F. KOELSCH, München, Geheim Sanitäts-Rat; DR. H. KRON, Berlin; DR. R. LEDERMANN, Berlin; DR. J. MISCH, Berlin; DR. H. MUCHSAM, Berlin; DR. G. TUGENDREICH, Berlin. Editor, DR. J. MISCH. 2 Volumes. Third Edition, with 596 partly colored illustrations. Vol. 1, pp. 700. Vol. 2, pp. 682. Leipzig, F. C. W. Vogel, 1923.

Am J Dis Child. 1924;27(5):538-539. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1924.01920110119011

By leaving a greater margin on the page, the remarks of the dentist editor, Dr. Misch, are easily recognizable because of his unusual acquaintance with many fields of medicine. This gives a certain uniformity of treatment. It is hardly possible to give more than an idea of the scope of the work. The headings of the main divisions are: "Mouth Digestion, Salivary Glands, Inflammations of Salivary Glands, Inflammations of Mucous Membrane of Mouth." "Disturbances of Development, Internal Secretion." Exogenous intoxications with such substances as are used in dental work. This division contains special chapters on narcotics and the theories of narcosis. "Diseases of Metabolism and Blood." "Infectious Diseases." "Circulatory Diseases." "Stomach Diseases in Their Relation to Diseases of Teeth and Mouth."

The pediatrician will be particularly interested in the chapters dealing with the diseases of children. "Anatomy and Physiology" of the suckling and of the secretions of mouth and saliva

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