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November 2, 1935

Nutrition Work with Children

JAMA. 1935;105(18):1459. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760440069034

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Nine years has elapsed since the first edition of this book became available. During that time notable advances have been made in many different aspects of the subject. There have been extended and detailed studies of the growth and development of children. New types of foods have been prepared especially applicable to the child's needs. The Conference on Child Health held in 1930 brought together a considerable number of specialists who by the exchange of their views consolidated opinion on many debatable topics. The new advances have been given careful consideration in the revision of this book, which now constitutes the most extensive and perhaps the best available book on this special subject. The volume begins with an introduction showing the needs for nutrition work; then come definitions of terms and methods of judging nutrition, and analyses of the various studies that have been made of growth at different times

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