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October 13, 1956


JAMA. 1956;162(7):685. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970240067023

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To the Editor:—  With reference to a review in the July 28 issue of The Journal, page 1341, of a book, "Allergy in Childhood," by Jerome Glaser, I should like to make the following comments. The book was castigated by the reviewer and not one part was singled out for commendation. There may be certain parts that the reviewer could have taken issue with, but the book is replete with sound information. The subject of allergy is most complex, and no one can be expected to do justice to all its phases. This book represents what Glaser, who has had wide experience, thinks of pediatric allergy. It is highly practical and will serve a useful purpose. I am certain that many allergic children will be benefited because of the information that can be gleaned from Glaser's volume. Allergy in children is perhaps the most neglected field in medicine, and I

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