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October 5, 1940

The Compleat Pediatrician: Practical, Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Preventive Pediatrics for the Use of Medical Students, Internes, General Practitioners, and Pediatrists

JAMA. 1940;115(14):1223. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810400075036

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This edition of the Compleat Pediatrician will be gratefully received by the many users and admirers of the first two editions. After one has acquired the habit of relying on this practical volume containing in such concise form a wealth of pediatric information as diagnosis, therapeutics, preventive methods, information on feeding diets and nutrition, laboratory tests, and other valuable facts necessary for the pediatrician's armamentariums, each new edition is eagerly received. The present edition has been brought down to date and contains the advances in therapeutics and procedures developed in the past several years; the newer advances in the recognition of vitamin deficiencies and therapeutics are excellently presented, as is the newer knowledge of chemotherapy with special regard to the use of sulfanilamide, sulfapyridine and sulfathiazole. The volume is thin and flexible and should fit into the general practitioner's bag. The younger pediatrician starting to practice will do well to

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