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December 1916

THE USE OF CREAM AND PRECIPITATED CASEIN IN INDIGESTION WITH FERMENTATION

Author Affiliations

Junior Assistant Physician to the Children's Hospital BOSTON
From the outpatient department of the Children's Hospital.

Am J Dis Child. 1916;XII(6):612-617. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1916.04110180074007
Abstract

A few months ago I had the opportunity of studying a very interesting feeding case in the outpatient department of the Children's Hospital. The subsequent feeding history deserves special attention.

Baby D., birth weight 8 pounds, nursed one week, was then put on various formulas of milk, water, and lime water, and sometimes Mellin's food. All the formulas were of fair proportions. She came to us on June 21, 1915, at the age of 10 weeks, weighing 7 pounds 1 ounce, with a history of projectile vomiting, hunger, and markedly excoriated buttocks. The sample stool that day was hard and yellow. She was given a trial laboratory formula of 1 fat, 4.5 lactose, 1.5 protein, limewater 50 per cent. of the milk and cream.

The accompaying table shows the date of each visit, the weight, the number of stools a day, and the formula ordered at that date. The plus

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