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Book review
100 Cases in paediatrics
  1. David R James
  1. Correspondence to King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS, UK; davidrjames{at}

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Edited by Joseph Raine, Joanna Walker, Aubrey Cunnington. . Published by Hodder Arnold Publication, 2009. pp 302, £19.99 (paperback). ISBN: 034-0-9687-53

It was an interesting coincidence that on the same week that I received this book, I received an email to say that the book review feature was coming to an end. Perhaps this should not be simply a review but a defence of medical textbooks against the ever growing online competition.

I am undoubtedly a book person; I enjoy reading as widely out of medicine as in it, and I certainly do not enjoy reading on screen without the familiar feel of paper between my fingers. With this in mind, I opened the book hoping to be able to mount …

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