Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 2, issue 5, P258-268 1963 DOI: 10.1177/000992286300200512 View full text
Morris A. Wessel, Herbert S. Sacks

Abstract: The perf ect physician ... knows how to strengthen the patient and take care of him so that he may overcome the hurdles of nature.1 Problems in Pediatric Practice DAY TO DAY contacts with patients soon emphasize that the diagnosis of major illnesses constitutes only a small fraction of a physician's professional activity. The practicing pediatrician's work consists, to a great extent, of the supervision of well children and in counseling parents through the normative crises of childhood. His services are requ…

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