Pediatrics: A New Kind of Hospital

The physical plant of the Hopkins Children's Center (see above) is as different from that of an ordinary hospital as Dr. Robert E. Cooke and other inventive pediatricians could make it. Not surprisingly, it boasts almost as much space for researchers' laboratories as for its 270 children's beds and medical and nursing services. But the hospital is built on the premise that a sick child is not simply a small replica of a sick adult.

Permissive Faces. When an adult is sick, the Hopkins pediatricians hold, he wants to suffer in privacy. Not the child: his medical progress may be...

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