Book Reviews
August 1933

Les feuillets du pédiatrie.

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By Dr. Germain Blechmann. Second series. Price, 16 francs. Pp. 232. Paris: Gaston Doin & Cie, 1933.

Am J Dis Child. 1933;46(2):465. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1933.01960020228020

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"The Pages of Pediatrics" represents the desire of a veteran practitioner to give the benefit of his experience to young physicians and to discuss the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of infants and children from a practical clinical point of view not adequately covered in textbooks. The book consists entirely of case reports on patients seen by the author, with comments which he deems it advisable to emphasize in each instance. These chapters were first published in l'Hôpital and Le concours médical and later collected in book form. The conditions discussed are the common and varied problems to be met in the office and home as they are taken from the author's records of his practice.

In some cases the fine points of bedside diagnosis and differential diagnosis are explained. In all cases general management and prescriptions for drugs, diet, physical therapy and other treatment are described with care. The

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