New York Medical Journal, 1920, Vol. 111

New York Medical Journal, 1920, Vol. 111 : Incorporating the Philadelphia Medical Journal and the Medical News (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from New York Medical Journal, 1920, Vol. 111: Incorporating the Philadelphia Medical Journal and the Medical News Of these one hundred and twenty-eight patients, seventy-six, or over one half, received solid food between six and eight months and thirty or about twenty five per cent. At six months. After eight months the number suddenly dropped because most infants at this age had already received solids when brought to the physician and only those cases are here recorded in which the infants were ordered to receive solids as a therapeutic procedure for the first time when they came under my care. It must be borne in mind that none of these infants, except those suffering from severe diarrhea, received these prepared solids exclusively, i. E., milk in some form, as noted in the table, either human or properly adapted cow's milk or both, was simultaneously fed. It is demonstrable, however, that the addition of these substances to the diet in early infancy is not only harmless but decidedly advantageous and that less dependence need be placed upon milk as an exclusive article of sustenance during this period of existence. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 1164 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 58mm | 1,520g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
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  • 0243198515
  • 9780243198511