Topics in Pediatrics

A Festschrift for Lewis A. Barness

Editors: Pomerance, Herbert H., Bercu, Barry B. (Eds.)

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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.

Table of contents (26 chapters)

  • Complications of Diabetes in Children: When Does the Clock Start Running?

    Malone, John I.

    Pages 1-8

  • Life-Threatening Cerebral Edema in Diabetes: A Preventable Complication?

    Rosenbloom, Arlan L.

    Pages 9-15

  • Premature Pubarche: An Analysis of 102 Patients

    Root, Allen W. (et al.)

    Pages 16-24

  • In Utero Protection of the Brain of the Hypothyroid Infant

    Klein, Robert Z.

    Pages 25-33

  • The Role of Oxidation in Diseases of the Human Erythrocyte

    Lubin, Bertram (et al.)

    Pages 34-47

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Topics in Pediatrics
Book Subtitle
A Festschrift for Lewis A. Barness
Editors
  • Herbert H. Pomerance
  • Barry B. Bercu
Copyright
1990
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4612-3230-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4612-3230-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4612-7925-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 307
Topics