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January 25, 1896

Therapeutics of Infancy and Childhood.

JAMA. 1896;XXVI(4):190-191. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430560042020

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Dr. Jacobi has succeeded in so impressing his personality upon the profession in this country, since he established the first American course of clinical instruction in pediatrics, thirty-five years ago, that his book will be welcomed with something like enthusiasm.

There are sixteen chapters, viz.: 1. Feeding of Sick Children. 2. Treatment of the Newly Born. 3. General Therapeutics. 4. Constitutional Diseases. 5. Infectious Diseases. 6. Diseases of the Digestive Organs. 7. Diseases of the Genitourinary Organs. 8. Diseases of the Respiratory Organs. 9. Diseases of the Organs of Circulation. 10. Diseases of the Nervous System. 11. Diseases of the Skin. 12. Diseases of the Ear. 13. Diseases of the Eye. 14. Diseases of the Muscles. 15. Diseases of the Bones and Joints. 16. Addenda.

In the last chapter the topics discussed are Laborde's method of treating asphyxia, pernicious anemia, infantile scurvy, thyroid feeding, antitoxin and milk sterilization. The author's

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