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Examination of Children by Clinical and Laboratory Methods.

JAMA. 1927;88(25):1987. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680510045034.
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Those physicians who argue that the child is merely a small replica of the adult, and that it is only necessary to consider his physical disturbances in that light, will find much cause for revising their opinion in this practical guidebook to methods of physical examination as applied to the child. All the subjective symptoms and the history to which one gives such care in examining the adult are here had at second hand from the mother or some other relative. The technical procedures in which the adult frequently cooperates are carried out on the child sometimes under conditions of great resistance. The conditions of the blood both as to morphology and as to chemistry vary greatly. All apparatus applied directly to the infant is obviously in miniature. These are the considerations underlying Dr. Levinson's contribution. The advice given is direct. All the chapters are fully illustrated, and the methods

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