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August 17, 1929

Die Nährschäden des Kindes, ihre Entstehung, Verhütung und Heilung. Ein Leitfaden für die Praxis.

JAMA. 1929;93(7):567. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02710070065028

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The author attempts in this little book to enumerate the advances in the knowledge and methods of prevention of the various food injuries. It is his purpose to present a short manual as a guide to the general practitioner, the children's specialist and the social worker. He is impressed with the importance of pointing out to these groups the prevention and treatment of injurious effects that may be produced by food. The clinical descriptions are presented largely in the form of records of cases that occurred in the author's practice. He thinks that, in order to teach diagnosis and treatment, one will succeed best if he will impart the knowledge he has derived from his own experience. In these clinical case reports the author records the nutritional disturbances that occur from overfeeding, underfeeding or improper mixtures of otherwise harmless foods. He finds that most of the nutritional disturbances of infancy

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