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February 16, 1918

Dietetics for Nurses.

JAMA. 1918;70(7):482. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.02600070056027

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In this edition the authors have brought the subject of dietetics for nurses up to date. This subject has been receiving much more attention in recent years than it formerly did, and a considerable number of advances have been made. This applies particularly to the work on diabetes, and the section on this subject has been largely rewritten, and a number of new diet lists added. The book covers the subject in great detail, and will be found exceedingly valuable, not only for nurses, but also for physicians who wish a shorter work on the subject than the larger book by these authors, entitled "Diet in Health and Disease." An especially excellent section of the book is that on diet in ulcer of the stomach. The authors describe the treatment followed by Boas, the Lenhartz diet and finally the Sippy diet, which they believe is likely to replace all other

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