By Juan P. Garrhan. Fourth edition. Pp. 1,086, with 214 illustrations. Buenos Aires, Argentina: El Ateneo, 1938.
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This is a complete textbook of pediatrics, written in Spanish. The first part of the work deals with the anatomy and physiology of the child, including metabolism, and with the digestive disturbances of newborn and older infants. The second part takes up the various diseases of children, covering the contagious diseases. The chapters on nephritis and nephrosis, on myopathies, and on dystrophies are especially well done. This book is well written and well edited. It compares favorably with any of the standard American textbooks.
Medicina infantil.. Am J Dis Child. 1938;56(6):1393. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1938.01980180207023