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July 26, 1890

FEEDING IN THE WASTING DISEASES.A Report Presented to the Committee of Dietetics of the American Medical Association at its Forty-first Annual Meeting, 1890.

Author Affiliations

M.D. HARVARD, 1856, AND UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, 1857.; OF NEW YORK CITY.

JAMA. 1890;XV(4):121-132. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410300001001
Abstract

First Section—Tuberculosis Pulmonalis, One Hundred Cases.

Second Section—.The Fatty and Fibroid Degen erations, Fifty cases.

Third Section.—Male Neurasthenia, Fifty Cases.

The following is an abstract:

FIRST SECTION—STATISTICS OF ONE HUNDRED CASES OF CONSUMPTION TREATED BY FOOD PLANS TO BE HEREAFTER DESCRIBED.

Résumé.

Series I. Non-arrests, twenty-one cases.

a. Cases that were not improved, nine.

b. Cases that were on partial diet, or were too irresolute, or had bad surroundings, financial, climatic, etc., twelve.

Series 2. Partial arrests, thirty-nine cases.

a. Cases that followed the treatment faith fully, nineteen.

b. Cases that did not follow the treatment faithfully, nine.

c. Cases that had bad surroundings, that died of pneumonia, etc., eleven.

Series 3. Permanent arrests, forty cases.

a. Tuberculosis, thirty-two cases.

b. Pretuberculosis, eight cases.

In 1880, the senior writer presented to the American Medical Association, an article entitled, "The Salisbury Plans in Consumption," with the full text of seventy cases.

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