Book Reviews
June 1935

The Physical and Mental Growth of Prematurely Born Children.

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By Julius H. Hess, M.D.; George J. Mohr, M.D., and Phyllis F. Bartelme, Ph.D. Price, $5. Pp. 449, with 161 tables and 90 illustrations and graphs. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1934.

Am J Dis Child. 1935;49(6):1684-1685. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1935.01970060288024

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The book represents a study of the care and follow-up work on a group of 1,649 premature infants and 70 congenitally debilitated infants seen over a period of twelve years at the Premature Infant Station of the Sarah Morris Hospital of Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago. Dr. Hess discusses the organization and development of the station and the clinical aspect of the problem. The developmental studies are ably presented by Dr. Mohr and Dr. Bartelme. Special studies carried out in the Premature Infant Station are represented by:

  1. "Infants Surviving a Low Weight of Less Than 1,000 Grams," by Kunstadter.

  2. "Premature Infants Surviving Intracranial Hemorrhage," Kunstadter, and Bartelme.


  1. "A Clinical and Pathologic Study of Premature Infants," by Clein.

  2. "Studies of Blood-Pressure, Electrocardiograms and Pulse Rate, and Roentgenograms of the Heart," by Londe.

  3. "Syphilis and Prematurity, with Special Reference to the Use of Stovarsol in Prophylactic and Curative

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