Book Reviews
July 1940

Précis de médecine des enfants.

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By P. Nobécourt. Sixth edition. Price, 175 francs. Pp. 1,304, with 604 illustrations. Paris: Masson & Cie, 1939.

Am J Dis Child. 1940;60(1):240. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1940.02000010249021

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This is the sixth edition of a well known text written by one of the world's authorities in pediatrics. It is well got up; the illustrations are ample, and the typography is such that it is not hard for the reader to pick out the important points on a subject.

There is no attempt to quote the literature, but the whole book is a most creditable presentation of clinical pediatrics. One objection to the book, which is true of practically all French texts, is that, while it has an ample table of contents, there is no index.

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