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This is the English translation of the fourth edition of this standard German pediatric system. The first volume deals with a history of pediatrics, the biology of development, morbidity and mortality in childhood, child welfare and the examination of children, with a consideration of childhood pharmacotherapy, in the first two hundred pages. The last three hundred pages are devoted to the physiology of nutrition, diseases of the new-born and premature infant, the physiology of puberty and poisonings in childhood. The second volume contains a discussion of constitutional diseases, deficiency diseases, diseases of the blood, endocrine glands and diseases of the circulatory system. The third volume is concerned with the infectious diseases, rheumatic fever, syphilis and tuberculosis. The fourth volume deals with diseases of the respiratory system and diseases of the digestive system, with a discussion of nutrition. The fifth volume treats of the diseases of the genito-urinary system, diseases of
The Diseases of Children. Am J Dis Child. 1935;50(5):1340–1341. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1935.01970110248025
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