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This classic on children's diseases appears in its eighth edition. Baginsky's book represents his own vast experience together with a painstaking study of the literature. The new edition follows very shortly on the seventh, indicating the large circulation which the book enjoys. Nearly every chapter gives evidence of alterations and additions. The subject matter is thoroughly reliable and altogether up to date. It would be difficult to select any subject which is not carefully and exhaustively considered. The subjects of diphtheria, typhoid fever, gastrointestinal diseases and the diseases of the new born are especially attractive. They contain the results of the author's extensive personal observations and clinical studies. The study of infant feeding is not treated in a dogmatic way, and the various plans of feeding which are in vogue in the different centers are discussed at some length. He advocates pure milk, properly diluted, whatever method be employed. The
Lehrbuch Der Kinderkrankheiten. JAMA. 1905;XLV(9):650. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510090072027
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