Book Reviews
June 1937

L'année pédiatrique.

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By Robert Broca and Julien Marie. Paper. Price, 32 francs. Pp. 204, with 78 illustrations. Paris: Masson & Cie, 1936.

Am J Dis Child. 1937;53(6):1653. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1937.04140130231019

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The year 1936 was the second year of this series. To persons not familiar with the authors' method, one may say that their scheme is to take notable advances made during the year and have the author write a short article on it, in which they collaborate. They are certainly successful this year in their selections. The articles are intensely interesting and well written. The photomicrographs and roentgenograms are also excellent. The subjects discussed are tuberculosis beginning in infancy, congenital cardiac hypertrophy, vomiting in infants caused by air swallowing, and its treatment, pachymeningitis haemorrhagica, heptomegalia, renal rickets, the Volhard function test for the kidneys, migraine in infancy and its abdominal equivalent, recent researches in whooping cough, familial icterus in the new-born, the roentgenologic diagnosis of dilatation of the bronchi, pyloric stenosis, intestinal invagination, sinusitis in infancy, the treatment of diphtheritic angina and the treatment of poliomyelitis. Although this little volume

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