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September 5, 1936

Infant Nutrition: A Textbook of Infant Feeding for Students and Practitioners of Medicine

JAMA. 1936;107(10):817. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770360063040

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The first edition of this book appeared about five years ago and was favorably received by both students and practitioners of medicine. The material presented was of special interest because of the author's reputation as a pediatrician and to a greater extent because of his contributions to this particular branch of pediatrics. This new edition should prove equally satisfactory to those interested in the latest concepts of the much discussed subject of infant nutrition. The chapter on vitamins, which was entirely adequate five years ago, has required extensive revision. The new chapter on allergy is not as well developed as most of the other chapters, but there is careful discussion of the various preparations and procedures for feeding the allergic infant. The author writes tersely without affecting the continuity, and the subject matter is well grouped and meticulously indexed. This edition has been made briefer than the preceding one by

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