This is the eleventh edition of a work founded by Dr. Ernst Landesmann and edited by Prof. Dr. Alfred Fröhlich. In this edition the repetition of former editions has been largely avoided by the collaboration of men from parallel clinics as exist in medicine, surgery and gynecology and obstetrics; or, by mutual agreement, the assigning of physicians especially fitted to write on certain subjects.
The most modern and accepted methods of treatment, operative and nonoperative, are systematically and comprehensively set forth.
After taking up the internal diseases by systems, a chapter is devoted to the physical therapy of internal diseases. Children's diseases are next dealt with by various physicians in the children's clinic, of which the late Professor Pirquet was head.
Dr. E. Nobel writes on nutrition and nutritional therapy in childhood, giving a brief explanation of the Pirquet system of feeding with tables of new values of various foods