Book Reviews
July 1932


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By Dr. Franz Hamburger. Price, 12 marks. Pp. 268. Vienna: Franz Deuticke, 1932.

Am J Dis Child. 1932;44(1):259. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1932.01950080269031

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This textbook, as it quite frankly admits, is a short textbook for practicing physicians and students. The reading matter comprises 268 pages, and there are no illustrations. One can readily see that the material, is greatly condensed, and that there is no superfluous matter in the volume. It is, however, an excellent volume, as one would expect from the eminence of its author, and has especially good chapters on the neuroses in childhood and an introduction to infections. A fair amount of time and space is devoted to the subject of infant feeding, and, taken all in all, it is an excellent presentation.

It starts out with a general portion the comments in which may be imagined. The second part consists of diseases of infants, taking up those of the new-born, nutrition, etc. The third portion takes up the avitaminoses; the fourth part, infectious diseases, the fifth part, diseases of

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