Book Reviews
August 1930

Nursing and Diseases of Sick Children. A Text Book for Nurses and Welfare Workers

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Edited by Alan Moncrieff, M.D., B.S., M.R.C.P., London. Price, $4.50. Pp. 580, with 111 illustrations. In the American edition is an introduction by George R. Irving, M.D., of New York. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930.

Am J Dis Child. 1930;40(2):459. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1930.01940020235018

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This book has been prepared to meet the great need for a comprehensive volume dealing with all the diseases of childhood written from and for the nurses' standpoint and based on the nurses' branch of medicine. It has been made as complete as possible, embracing a work of reference with a standard textbook for nurses specializing in child nursing.

In order that the special divisions of children's diseases might have the very best scientific treatment, the work is divided among four specialists, each an acknowledged master of his subject who has treated his own specialty in a scholarly way.

The book is divided into two parts: Part I, subdivided into three sections: General Considerations, General Nursing, General Surgical Nursing; Part II, Diseases of Children. The volume is dedicated "To the Nursing Staff of the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, Past, Present and Future." The writers of the four

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