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December 30, 1911

Diseases of Infancy and Childhood. Their Dietetic, Hygienic and Medical Treatment. A Text-Book Designed for Practitioners and Students in Medicine.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(27):2162. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260120352033

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Knowledge concerning the diseases of children has advanced at a rapid rate recently, notably in poliomyelitis and meningitis, but particularly with reference to the metabolism or nutritional disorders of infants. It is in this respect that most of the changes in this edition of Fischer's well-known book have been made. The newer conception of foods and infant feeding are carefully set forth, along with other changes demanded by the growing knowledge of children's diseases.

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