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July 18, 1903

Clinical Examination of the Gastric Contents.

JAMA. 1903;XLI(3):194. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.04500010050034

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This is an attractive pamphlet and gives the methods employed in the examination of the gastric juices and includes the various tests, such as Ewald's and Boas' test breakfast and double test meal. Also tests for various significations as, for instance, hydrochloric acid, lactic acid, pepsin, etc., etc. There is also a chapter on clinical significance of variations in the gastric contents, and another on the method of using the stomach tube. The pamphlet is illustrated and contains much information of practical value to the practitioner.

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