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March 9, 1935

L'année pédiatrique: Première année (publiée en 1934)

JAMA. 1935;104(10):859. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760100069035

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This small volume is comparable to some American yearbooks in medicine. It is free, however, from bibliographic references and is apparently written as a practical review of the recent advances in pediatric subjects not well understood by the average physician in the general practice of medicine. Each subject is treated in a concise textbook manner, with a brief general description of the disease, onset and course, symptomatology, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment. Apparently the authors intend to publish a similar book each year giving recent advances and useful facts on disease not generally known to those in general practice. Among some of the interesting subjects covered are acrodynia, erythema nodosum, Still's disease, meningococcemia, ethmoiditis, lipoid nephrosis, acute epiphysitis, Meckel's diverticulum, modern prophylactic measures in measles pyelitis, vitamin therapy and Hodgkin's disease. The subjects selected appear to be those in which the authors have had some experience. The thoughts expressed and treatment

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