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Ambulatory Pediatrics

Am J Dis Child. 1977;131(6):713. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1977.02120190107027.
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London.—I heard today from a colleague now practicing the art in the antipodes. He asked me to recommend someone for a centenary meeting, a young dynamic pediatrician who is a good speaker, able to talk about ambulatory pediatrics. Furthermore, in view of the source of funds for his travel, he should have a special interest in cystic fibrosis and respiratory disease. When I reply, I must ask whether he should also be tall, dark, and handsome. Not knowing such a paragon in this country, may I pass the request on to you, Sir? An American (including Canadian), British, or European would be equally acceptable.

After mentioning ambulatory pediatrics, my friend comments, "Obviously some more striking title will have to be thought of," reminding me that I was recently asked by a publisher whether a book on ambulatory pediatrics would go well here. "Not with that title," I said, but


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