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January 23, 1926

Scientific Nutrition in Infancy and Early Childhood. For the Student and General Practitioner.

JAMA. 1926;86(4):299. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02670300061035

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Abstract

Clinical and laboratory points of view represented by the authors have combined to give a clear and logical exposition of the subject. The control conscience is illustrated in their insistence on the fundamental considerations of food requirements, qualitative and quantitative, together with normal digestion and breast feeding. On the basis of this norm, the discussion of artificial feeding follows with explanations for the indications and uses of the various preparations. In this manner are considered top, skimmed, concentrated, dried, acid and protein milks, thick feedings, butter flour mixtures and proprietary foods. The diet of later infancy and early childhood is given in detail. The experience of the authors and the practical application of the book are indicated by the title of a subdivision in the chapter on stools, "Misleading Information Derived From Unrelated Stool Examinations." Deviations from the normal nutritional state are discussed from the standpoints of disturbances of the

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