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March 23, 1935

The Physical and Mental Growth of Prematurely Born Children

JAMA. 1935;104(12):1032. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760120074033

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The authors are well known for their current contributions on the subject of prematurely born children. This book probably contains more original research and statistical data than any other book on the subject. The senior author is well known for his previous authoritative book on premature infants, published some years ago for the physician. In this book, however, are correlated physical and mental development, with the result that it is perhaps unique of its kind. The question of what type of physical and mental progress the prematurely born infant makes is admirably answered. Several chapters on related medical aspects of premature children are contributed by other well qualified authors. The organization of the book is excellent, considering the amount of data utilized. There are numerous valuable tables and graphs which enable the reader to crystallize the descriptive material. The value of the book will be readily apparent to those charged

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