June 1955

Linda Goes to the Hospital.

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By Nancy Dudley. Price, $2. Pp. 48, with 28 illustrations. Coward-McCann, Inc., 210 Madison Ave., New York 16, 1953.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1955;89(6):769. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1955.02050110909024

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This little book is designed to help parents prepare their child for hospitalization. It tells the story of a little girl who goes to the hospital and of her experiences there. The story is well done and includes most of the experiences a child undergoes in the hospital. Where elective surgery is contemplated, the story will be of value to parents who want to ease the shock of hospitalization.

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