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September 1958

Year Book of Pediatrics (1957-1958 Series).

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Edited by Sydney S. Gellis, M.D. Price, $7.50. Pp. 469. The Year Book Publishers, Inc., 200 E. Illinois St., Chicago 11, 1957.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1958;96(3):415-416. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1958.02060060417023

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Abstract

Once again, Dr. Gellis has done an excellent job in selecting and abstracting significant papers in pediatrics from the previous year's publications. The book is effectively organized, having chapters devoted to papers on the premature and newborn, nutrition and metabolism, infectious disease and immunity, and so on. An added virtue is the inclusion of relevant papers from fields such as ophthalmology, orthopedics, neurology, psychiatry, therapeutics, and toxicology.

Commendable is the inclusion of some papers of research nature. They add a special value for the pediatrician who often has too little time available even for perusal of his clinical journals.

The commentaries or discussions by recognized authorities following many of the abstracts are invaluable. Effective checks and balances for the evolution of scientific truth, these commentaries not only provide support for the authors' opinions but also may explain a contradictory stand.

The paper is of good quality; hence photographs and roentgenograms

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