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The last previous edition was published in 1934. The present edition appears with a long list of collaborators and represents great changes from the original textbook by Holt or even the revision by Howland. In the present edition, large parts have been entirely rewritten. The entire section devoted to diseases of the eye has been added. Much new material appears on the endocrine disorders. There have also been extensive changes in the discussions of many diseases. Most of the collaborators are from the faculties of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and from Columbia University, but there are also some contributions by physicians from other schools. The bibliographies have been brought up to the present. The authors have taken advantage of many of the studies promoted through governmental agencies. The chapters on the use of the sulfonamide derivatives in children give proper consideration to the question of dosages of these
Holt's Diseases of Infancy and Childhood: A Textbook for the Use of Students and Practitioners. JAMA. 1941;116(3):262. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820030084040
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