Book Reviews
March 1935

Der Arzt als Erzieher des Kindes.

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By Prof. Adalbert Czerny. Eighth edition. Pp. 106. Vienna: Franz Deuticke, 1934.

Am J Dis Child. 1935;49(3):829. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1935.01970030275027

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This is the eighth edition of this booklet composed of seven lectures by Prof. Adalbert Czerny. The chief purpose of the author is to impress on the physician his opportunities and responsibilities as advisor in the rearing of children. The physician is in a unique position as the person to whom the parents turn for advice on problems concerning the management of infants and children. These problems concern every phase of the child's life, and new problems are always arising as the child grows older. In these lectures Czerny draws on his many years of experience as a pediatrician in discussing his impressions and opinions concerning the numerous common questions which a physician is called on to answer concerning the feeding, habits, clothing, play and schooling of children. A wholesome attitude toward behavior problems is especially stressed, as the mental and psychic development, as well as the physical development, of

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