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The problem presented by the various hemorrhagic conditions occurring in infancy and childhood, as well as those associated with morbid states in adults, has been extensively studied, but until recently, with confusing and inconsistent results. This is especially true of the condition known as...
In the first paper of the series on the food requirements of children the total caloric need throughout the entire period of growth was discussed in detail. The next step in the consideration of food needs is a study of the distribution of the total calories necessary. This involves the...
REPORT OF CASE
—Stella R., the child of poor and very ignorant Polish parents, was born at full term and was normal at birth. She was nursed for eight months and was then given the family diet. She had an attack of diarrhea when 10 months old. She walked at 13 months. When about 22...
Although orthostatic albuminuria has been the subject of frequent investigation, the pathology of the condition is far from being clearly understood. There are various opinions as to the cause and the etiologic importance of the appearance of albuminuria.
Albuminuria is much more common in...
The incidence of syphilis in various communities has been the subject of some study and much speculation. Groups of individuals have been examined by different observers, and the incidence of the disease in these groups has been assumed to indicate its prevalence in the community. It is evident,...
While seeking a method to determine the capillary blood pressure, Lombard1 discovered that the circulation in the capillaries of the living person could be observed with a microscope. The skin was rendered transparent with either glycerin or cedar oil. Magnifications of from ten to twenty-five...
Since the establishment of pediatrics as an independent branch of medicine, there has been a great deal of discussion as to the pathogenesis of the chronicnutritional disturbances of infancy. The discussion has, for the greater part, taken place in the German literature. Many types of...
Severe infantile malnutrition has received many names, such as infantile atrophy, marasmus, atrophy, athrepsia and decomposition. It does not represent a definite disease entity nor is there any clear description of exactly what the condition is. It is found in all degrees of severity and it is...
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