April 1958

Adrenal Function in Infants and Children: A Symposium.

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By Lytt I. Gardner. Price, not given. Pp. 221. Grune & Stratton, Inc., 381 4th Ave., New York 16, 1956.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1958;95(4):455. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1958.02060050459021

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The purpose of this concise treatise was to bring together as much information as possible on the subject matter, so that those attending the conference would be fully informed of research under way in the field and might profit from the comments and criticisms of their colleagues and peers.

The book itself is nicely published on good paper with fine quality of photographs and tables. It is a credit to the editor that so much material could be compiled in so few pages that bear upon a topic which is undergoing rapid change at the present time.

In my opinion this is a very complete synopsis, that forms a good background from which clinicians and investigators may draw valuable aid in the present and future. The material compiled in this book forms a staging point for the next steps in this field, namely, elucidation of enzymatic mechanisms involved and further

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