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October 1, 1939

Le syndrome hémorragique du nouveau-né.

Am J Dis Child. 1939;58(4):922-923. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1939.04380010232020

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Abstract

This book is a monograph of the series entitled "Medicine and Surgery." It contains a complete discussion of the history, etiology, pathology, forms, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of the group of diseases designated as the syndrome of hemorrhagic disease of the newborn. Under this term the author includes all conditions that involve bleeding in the newborn, as cephalatoma, cerebral hemorrhage, various forms of melena and umbilical hemorrhage. This includes conditions with various causes such as syphilis, infection and traumas grouped under one head. The number of reported cases is therefore given as 1 or 2 per hundred instead of 1 in 2,000 or 3,000, as with the usual classification of the condition. However, this point of view is as good as any and is interesting. The work is well done and even though presented in a foreign language is highly readable. The plates are well chosen, and there is a

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