March 1958

Advances in Pediatrics, Volume IX.

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Edited by S. Z. Levine. Price, $9.00. Pp. 336, with 73 illustrations. The Year Book Publishers, Inc., 200 E. Illinois St., Chicago 11, 1957.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1958;95(3):337. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1958.02060050339025

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Following the plan used in previous volumes, this issue includes very complete discussions of various topics by well-known authorities in the particular fields. Included are reviews as follows: (1) Postmaturity, by Stewart H. Clifford; (2) The Gamma Globulins, by Charles A. Janeway and David Gitlin; (3) Thyroid Disorders in Childhood, by William A. Reilly; (4) Familial Dysautonomia, by Conrad M. Riley; (5) Use of Fluoride Compounds in Prevention of Dental Caries, by Edward R. Schlesinger and David B. Ast; (6) Coagulation Disorders in Infancy and Childhood by Irving Schulman and Carl H. Smith, and (7) Celiac Disease, by H. A. Weijers, J. H. Van De Kamer, and W. K. Dicke.

Most of the material presented here is not new but represents a compilation of the authors' and others views on the particular subject to provide very complete and current discussions. Bibliographies are in general extensive. The result of all this

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