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June 6, 1908

Diseases of Children.

JAMA. 1908;L(23):1921-1922. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02530490049022

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This work published in four volumes containing about 2,000 pages presents the experience of a number of German clinicians, most of them specialists on the subjects on which they write. The work is translated by American authors, specially interested in pediatrics. The method by which this work has been produced insures a treatise of value, both from the wide experience of the authors and the intrinsic importance of the subject and also from the fact that, being a foreign work, it presents the subject from a different point of view from that to which the American physician is accustomed. The first volume deals with general topics, while the succeeding ones are devoted to special diseases; general constitutional and infectious diseases occupy one volume, while the remaining two deal with the diseases of the various systems, digestive, circulatory, nervous, etc. Two hundred pages are are devoted to general symptomatology, individual symptoms

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