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The purpose of this volume is stated in the preface. It is designed to "Acquaint those who treat sick infants and children with the details of pediatric therapy currently used by specialists whose larger experience in limited areas gives them extensive and advanced knowledge."
There are 248 contributors. Most of these are from the United States and Canada, but there are also representatives from Guatemala, Iran, Israel, and Scotland.
The book is divided into 25 sections, variously grouped—sometimes by systems, such as the nervous and cardiovascular, sometimes by tracts, such as the gastrointestinal and genitourinary, and sometimes by organs of special sense, such as the ear and the eye.
The visual apparatus is competently dealt with by Dr. Leonard Apt. This fascicle occupies about 14 pages, and describes the treatment of blepharitis, conjunctivitis, keratitis, scleritis, uveitis, lacrimal diseases, and the management of injuries. It is not intended for the ophthalmologist
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