Topics in Pediatrics: A Festschrift for Lewis A. Barness by Herbert H. PomeranceTopics in Pediatrics: A Festschrift for Lewis A. Barness by Herbert H. Pomerance

Topics in Pediatrics: A Festschrift for Lewis A. Barness

byHerbert H. PomeranceEditorBarry B. BercuForeword byJohn S. Curran

Paperback | September 30, 2011

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ALLEN W. ROOT On November 11 and 12, 1988, a "Festschrift" was held to honor "our Chief;' Lewis A. Barness. Who is our Chief, and why was such an occasion held? I will not attempt to describe him in terms of his scientific and scholarly accomplish­ ments, which have spanned more than four decades. Rather, I will describe the characteristics of an individual whose concern for humanity has made him the quintessential role model for countless students, residents, and graduate pediatri­ cians around the world. The Chief's concern is manifested by his love for chil­ dren and his tireless efforts on their behalf, as well as his genuine affection for his colleagues, all of whom are also his friends. During the 2-day celebration, many of these friends had an opportunity to make comments which I believe capture portions of the essence of this remark­ able human being: Many of us are better persons because of our association with the "Chief . . . :' Many of us have chosen pediatrics as a career as an unspoken act of tribute to him . . . . We love you and we thank you for making the world a better place to spend some time. (F. Oski) Lew fulfilled all our dreams . . . We all wish we could have done half so well. (R. Klein) [Your] ever-present evidence of concern for your fellow man . . . it is the quality of car­ ing. (T.
Title:Topics in Pediatrics: A Festschrift for Lewis A. BarnessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:307 pagesPublished:September 30, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1 Complications of Diabetes in Children: When Does the Clock Start Running?.- 2 Life-Threatening Cerebral Edema in Diabetes: A Preventable Complication?.- 3 Premature Pubarche: An Analysis of 102 Patients.- 4 In Utero Protection of the Brain of the Hypothyroid Infant.- 5 The Role of Oxidation in Diseases of the Human Erythrocyte.- 6 Combined Immunodeficiency Caused by a Transactive Regulatory Mutation: A New Mutational Class.- 7 Arterial Wall in Genetic Disorders: Selected Topics.- 8 Immunoregulatory CD4+ T Cell Subpopulations: Enumeration, Activation, and Functional Analyses in Normals and Autoimmune Disease.- 9 A Perspective on Pediatric AIDS.- 10 Insulin-Containing Pancreatic Islet Cells in the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.- 11 Cot Death for Real! Families with Repeat SIDS.- 12 Metabolic Cardiomyopathy of Childhood.- 13 Hypoplastic Myenteric (Auerbach) Plexus of Small Intestine and Colon of Premature Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Who Had Nissen Fundoplication for Gastroesophageal Reflux.- 14 Studies on Early Embryonic Nutrition.- 15 From Megaloblastosis to Molecular Definition in Methylmalonic Acidemia.- 16 Cerebral Phosphorus Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Perinatal Distress.- 17 Retinopathy of Prematurity: Overview and Findings in the Anterior Segment of Affected Eyes.- 18 Current Concepts in the Surgical Treatment of the Infant with Facial Deformities: The Center Concept.- 19 Who Are Today's Pediatricians and What Do They Do?.- 20 Pediatrics in Perspective.- 21 Diagnostic Process in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients.- 22 The Pediatric Diagnostic Referral Service: Filling in the Subspecialty Cracks.- 23 Research in General Academic Pediatrics.- 24 Parents' and Children's Rights in Conflict: The Religious Exemption to Treatment.- 25 Pediatric Care in the Era of the DRG: Who Are the Winners? Who Are the Losers?.- 26 Thoughts on the Modern Practice of Pediatrics.