Book Review Diseases of Children . By Edwin E. Graham, A.B., M.D., Professor of Diseases of Children in the Jefferson Medical College, Pediatrist to the Jefferson Medical College Hospital and to the Philadelphia General Hospital, Philadelphia; Consulting Pediatrist to the Training School for the Feeble-Minded at Vineland, N. J.; Member of the American Pediatric Society. Illustrated with 89 engravings and 4 plates. Philadelphia and New York: Lea & Febiger. 1916

1917 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
the tube finally found its way into the duodenum or not. X-rays were made, but for some reason they failed to show any of the tube or even the metal tip. The effort of having the pictures taken exhausteel what energy the patient had left, and he failed rapidly after that, and elied within fourteen hours. The type of man made a great difference in the help given in introducing the tube in these two cases. The first man was alert and déterminée! to recover; the second was easily discouraged and
more » ... st his grip early, it seems an obvious conclusion to the writer that if this method of feeding becomes necessary in such cases as these, the earlier it is begun the better are the chances for success. It is more than a year now since the first patient was treated, anel he is still living and in fair health. He suffers from minor digestive disturbances, but is able to attend to his professional work. Diseases of Children.
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