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Sick Children: Diagnosis and Treatment

JAMA. 1957;163(7):602. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02970420084025.
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The newest edition of this well-known short textbook lives up to the reputation of its predecessors and includes many of the advances of recent date in diagnosis and treatment. It is concise, well written, and well illustrated. The reproduction of roentgenograms is particularly commendable. The subject matter reflects to some extent the particular interests of British pediatricians. There is great emphasis on breast feeding and on the use of expressed breast milk in digestive disorders. Rheumatic fever and celiac disease are extensively discussed. Such metabolic anomalies as idiopathic renal acidosis, idiopathic hypercalcemia, hypophosphatasia, and galactosuria are handled well, and one encounters descriptions of a number of conditions not commonly found in American textbooks, such as inclusion body encephalitis. The use of tuberculin jelly for routine skin testing will be unfamiliar to most readers in the United States. The excellent sections on the nervous system come from the pen of J.


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