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March 14, 1931

The Treatment of Children's Diseases with Special Formulas and Drugs for Childhood, and a Short Diagnostic Summary of Each Clinical Picture.

JAMA. 1931;96(11):888. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720370066033

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This book had already been translated into Italian, Spanish and Russian. The sixth edition now has been translated into English. There are relatively few books in English that deal mainly with the treatment of children's diseases. The translation differs in certain respects from the original in order to conform with accepted American ideas, as on diabetes and vaccination and on the dosage of tetanus and diphtheria antitoxin. Dr. Lust has furnished additional notes since the sixth German edition expressing his latest views on such things; for example, acid milk mixtures, milk-free feeding, rickets, pernicious anemia, asthma, bronchopneumonia, celiac disease, spasmophilia, scarlatina and congenital syphilis. The translator has also included ideas, methods and formulas derived from other European clinics and from American authors.

This is essentially a practical book for the pediatrician and especially a guide for the general practitioner doing some pediatrics. There is practically nothing on etiology. The diagnosis

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