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August 29, 1914

The Practice of Pediatrics.

JAMA. 1914;LXIII(9):797. doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02570090083034

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This book is not merely a new edition of Dr. Kerley's "Treatment of Diseases of Children"; it is a comprehensive text-book on diseases of children. Dr. Kerley's students will appreciate his book. In addition to being an excellent text-book, it has that direct personal appeal of the clinical teacher of large experience. The book in not simply a compilation, but every page reflects the personal opinion of the author. This makes it peculiarly positive and practical when coming from a clinician of such large and varied experience. The book can be recommended safely to the student, but even more to the practitioner, as a conservative, sane, up-to-date, practical treatise on pediatrics that easily takes its place among the two or three best American text-books on that subject. The chapter on vaccine therapy is up to date but conservative, and those especially interested in gymnastic therapeutics will find forty pages devoted

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