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Immunological disorders in infants & children, 5th edition
  1. A Jones

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    Edited by E Richard Stiehm, Hans D Ochs, Jerry A Winkelstein. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders, 2004, pp 1458, £174.00 (hardcover). ISBN 0 7216 8964 7

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    The latest edition of this definitive text is certainly not intended for cover-to-cover reading, but aims to contain “everything you always wanted to know (and probably much more) about paediatric immunological disorders”. It contains a vast amount of information written by many of the leading names in the field, and undoubtedly succeeds in its aim as far as any textbook covering a rapidly evolving field can hope to do.

    The first edition was published in 1973, and this fifth edition has been published just one year after the death of Robert Good, author of the first chapter of the first edition, “Crucial experiments of nature that have guided analysis of the immunologic apparatus”. These “experiments of nature”, as …

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