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April 23, 1949

"Fractures and Calcium Metabolism in the Aged."

JAMA. 1949;139(17):1217. doi:10.1001/jama.1949.02900340093016

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In the Query and Minor Note (The Journal, March 19, p. 814) the recommended allowance of calcium for adults is given as 0.8 to 1.0 mg. per day. The recommended allowance of calcium should have been given as 0.8 to 1.0 gram instead of milligram.

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