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Book Review
February 1915

Säuglingsernährung UND Säuglingsstoffwechsel. Ein GRUNDRISS für DEN praktischen Arzt.

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Von Leo Langstein und Ludwig F. Meyer, Verlag von J. F. Bergmann, Wiesbaden, 1914.

Am J Dis Child. 1915;IX(2):134. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1915.04100440055005

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Abstract

After an interval of four years we have a second edition of this excellent work on the feeding of infants. The book now comprises four hundred instead of two hundred pages. Its scope, however, is the same and includes a consideration of milk from a chemical, physical and caloric point of view, the feeding of the breast-fed and bottle-fed infant, and a detailed analysis of the symptomatology of the various nutritional disturbances which occur during the first year of life. Throughout, Finkelstein's clinical point of view is maintained and his classification of intestinal disorders is the one that has been adopted. The book has been enlarged so as to include the latest researches in the physiology and pathology of pediatrics and there is no other single volume in any language which covers the field so completely. Although the reader may differ with some of the authors' conclusions, there can be

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