The authors have succeeded in revising and incorporating new and authoritative material in this second edition of "The Child in Health and Disease."
Besides representing a very distinct addition to the textbook field in pediatrics, they have crystallized for practical use the new knowledge which has emerged from medical investigation. Their ultimate goal in the presentation of material for the proper training of the medical student plus a volume that the man who carries the little black bag could use in his practical bedside application has been reached. It is difficult to understand how any conscientious pediatrician or general practitioner can avoid using this book in his daily work.
The second edition contains many new names among the 87 collaborators. The book has been completely rewritten. The contributors to this work have been carefully and wisely chosen.
Chapters concerning adoption, medical supervision of summer camps, cardiovascular surgery, viral hepatitis, erythroblastosis,