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August 1935

Diseases of Children.

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By A. E. Garrod, O.M.; Frederick E. Batten, M.D.; Hugh Thursfield, D.M., and Donald Paterson, M.D. Third edition. Price, $10. Pp. 1151, with 277 illustrations. Baltimore: William Wood & Company, 1934.

Am J Dis Child. 1935;50(2):567. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1935.01970080261022

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Abstract

This English textbook is a system condensed into one volume, written by many authors. The present edition is edited by Thursfield and Paterson.

The volume is well gotten out, and the black and white illustrations are excellent and well chosen. Not so much can be said for the two colored plates. This is the third edition, and while the volume is not amplified, it has been changed materially.

The introductory chapters are interesting; one is on heredity, and the other on immunity. These will be something rather new to American readers. Unlike similar works in the American literature, this text has no chapters on growth and nutrition. The chapter on artificial and breast feeding is much the same as previously. There are new chapters on blood transfusions and orthodontic treatment and on the new-born, as well as on diseases of the accessory nasal sinuses and the ear and on lipoidoses,

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