Book Reviews
April 1943

Las vitaminas en la alimentación del lactante.

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By Enrico Jaso. Price, none given. Pp. 224, with 23 illustrations. Barcelona: Editorial Cientifico Medica, 1942.

Am J Dis Child. 1943;65(4):680. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1943.02010160164018

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The first part of the book contains a description of the various vitamins and illustrations of the effects of their deficiency on laboratory animals. This is followed by a discussion of the role of vitamins in antepartum care, their influence, their content in human and in animal milk and their metabolism. This is a complete and interesting little book, written in Spanish. It is up to date and contains a bibliography of 253 authors.

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