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January 27, 1912

EXPERIENCES WITH THE COLEMANSHAFFER DIET IN TYPHOID FEVER

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Volunteer Assistant, Pathological Laboratory, Mount Sinai Hospital NEW YORK

JAMA. 1912;LVIII(4):259-264. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260010259012
Abstract

INTRODUCTION  The last two decades or more have witnessed the growth and rapid development of the idea that patients suffering from typhoid fever should be liberally fed on a judiciously chosen general diet, rather than maintained, as of old, on scant and meager "fluid" nourishment. The establishment of the fact that this disease is in all probability a bacteriemia or blood infection, accompanied by or accompanying specific intestinal lesions has directed the attention of the therapeutist toward the

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