Congress of Pediatrics
Under the chairmanship of Prof. Rocco Jemma, director of the Pediatric Clinic in Naples, the twelfth National Congress of Pediatrics was recently held in that city. The opening session was held in the Great Hall of the university in the presence of the Duchess D'Aosta, addresses being delivered by the rector, Professor Bottazzi, and by Professor Jemma, in which the progress made in Italy in recent years was emphasized; more particularly, in the solution of the problems of childhood through the creation of a national society for its protection, and by means of legislation along the line of welfare work. Many pediatric clinics have been improved and modernized, and construction work on a fine new clinic in Naples has already been begun.
KIDNEY DISEASE IN CHILDREN
Prof. A. Canelli of Turin discussed the first part of the subject of kidney disease in children. Following the classification of