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July 26, 1902

The Artificial Feeding of Infants, Including a Critical Review of the Recent Literature of the Subject.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(4):213. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480300037021

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The subject of infant feeding has been well to the front for the last few years and this text-book is, therefore, a timely one. The authors have collected a large amount of material from various sources and critically discussed it. They have also given their own views. The work commences with a historical sketch of the subject, following with a description of the analysis of the materials and the consequent details, modern methods of feeding, weaning, character of the milk, bacteriology, sterilization and Pasteurization, and a tabulated statement of the weight and growth. The management of premature infants is described and the various methods of home modification of milk for infant feeding and practical rules are given. In the appendix a number of formulæ and receipts are added and the book concludes with a complete bibliography covering over 260 titles and a tolerably satisfactory index. It will be found, we

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