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August 1931


Am J Dis Child. 1931;42(2):498. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1931.01940140238020

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This beautifully illustrated, detailed system of pediatrics appearing in its fourth edition is enlarged and annotated to meet the increasing volume of medical knowledge. To one who remembers the first edition, the names of the contributors come as somewhat of a shock, as few of the old names are seen. But the new names are far from unknown. To the reader of German pediatric journals, they represent a group whose fame is not dimmed by that of their illustrious predecessors. A mere cataloging of the names and subjects is enough to tell of the excellence of the volume: Diseases of the Mouth, by Fischl; Diseases of the Throat and Naso-Pharynx, by Lust; Diseases of the Oesophagus, by Lust; Nutritional Disturbances in the Infant, by Rominger; Gastric and Intestinal Diseases, by Kleinschmidt; Disease of the Appendix, by Feer; Animal Parasites, by Bruning and Bischoff; Diseases of the Peritoneum, by Birk; Diseases

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