A year in the practice of pediatrics puts one a long distance from the omniscience of chief residency. Yet, the comfortable nonchalance of the seasoned practitioner seems still well ahead. Some cherished ideals and notions have been sacrificed long since to efficiency, although several principles have weathered the first year's journey. New principles of practice are observable to the eye and may become essential to the continuing traveler. It is a unique position for observation—finished with the practicing, yet still learning the practice. From this position these observations are made: rules of practice learned from a brief year of practicing.

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