Book Reviews
October 1935

Conferences on Infantile Tuberculosis.

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Edited by Dr. Luis Morquio. Pp. 745, with 183 illustrations. Montevideo: A. Monteverde y Cia, 1932.

Am J Dis Child. 1935;50(4):1086. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1935.01970100264024

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This work edited by Dr. Luis Morquio is the product of many collaborators, each contributing a chapter in the field of tuberculosis about which he is best qualified to write. The topics treated in each chapter and the authors give an idea of the thoroughness of the text.

1, General consideration on infantile tuberculosis, by Luis Morquio—an excellent general review on tuberculosis. 2, The etiology and prophylaxis of infantile tuberculosis, by R. Berro, who in a concise and thorough manner discusses this subject. 3, Vaccination against tuberculosis with the B C G, by J. C. Moreau, who gives some illuminating data on the use of this vaccine in his clinical practice. 4, Tracheobronchial tuberculous adenopathy in the child, by Antonio Carrau—a complete discussion of this topic from etiology to prognosis. 5, The fever in tuberculosis by José Banaba. This is a discussion of the types of fever found in all

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