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January 1934

Biologische Daten für den Kinderarzt. Volume I.

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By Dr. Joachim Brock. Paper. Price, 18.60 marks. Pp. 251. Berlin: Julius Springer, 1932.

Am J Dis Child. 1934;47(1):254. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1934.01960080263019

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Abstract

Comprehensive data on the normal anatomy and physiology of infants and children have been collected in this volume, making it an especially valuable reference book for physicians dealing with children. Volume I contains the chapters on growth, including body weight and length, proportions and habitus, the skeletal system, the circulation of the blood and the digestive apparatus. The entire work has been carefully compiled, and the various sections are well organized and well indexed so that any topic can be easily located. An extensive bibliography is found at the end of each chapter. As an example of the material covered in this book, the chapter on the digestive apparatus contains a full description of the anatomy of the mouth, esophagus, stomach and bowel of the new-born, older infant and child, with the changes and measurements of various parts during growth, the motor functions of the various parts, the emptying time,

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