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July 7, 1945

Dietética infantil. I: Alimentación del niño sano. II: Alimentación del niño enfermo

JAMA. 1945;128(10):772. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860270074036

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This book, in two volumes, is one of the "Monografías Médicas Balmis." It is an outline of the modern conceptions on dietetics of newborn infants and infants, with advice for the selection of proper food in accordance with the age of the infant and his condition either normal or in the course of diseases. The first book contains an introductory chapter on food and its constituents. The subject of vitamins is well discussed. In the other four chapters of the book the author deals with lactation, either natural or artificial, food after weaning, and technic in feeding normal infants. There are several tables with equivalents of food and formulas for preparation of artificial feeding and of food after weaning. In the second volume the author discusses infant feeding of premature infants and of infants either with abnormalities of the lips or normal but in the course of various diseases, especially

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