June 1955

Johnny Goes to the Hospital.

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By Joseph Abbott Sever, Price, $1.50. Pp. 32, with 32 illustrations. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2 Park St., Boston 7, 1954.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1955;89(6):768. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1955.02050110908018

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This is another of the recent books designed to help prepare children for elective hospitalization. Its portrayal of the routine hospital day is accurate and well done. By reading the story to young children before admission, some of the psychological trauma may be reduced.

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