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May 1936

Leitfaden der Kinderheilkunde.

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By Dr. Eugen Stransky. Third edition. Paper. Price, stitched, 5.50 marks; bound, 6 marks. Pp. 283. Vienna: "Ars Medici," 1935.

Am J Dis Child. 1936;51(5):1250. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1936.01970170246021

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This is the volume on pediatrics of the "Ars Medici" series. Stransky has accomplished the seemingly impossible task of crowding a readable and full textbook of pediatrics into two hundred and eighty-three pages. It is complete and covers everything, even having a chapter on diagnostic and laboratory technic. This is accomplished by many tables and outlines, and obviously the excess matter is cut to a minimum. For the student or practitioner who reads German, I doubt whether a more concise but complete work on pediatrics can be found.

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