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NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF PEDIATRICS

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF PEDIATRICS NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF PEDIATRICS April 10, F. ELMER M.D., Presiding JOHNSON, of for Infants with Tetany. Dr. Bak- Dosage Ultraviolet Ray Harry win and Dr. Ruth Morris Bakwin. The effect of measured amounts of ultraviolet radiant from energy mercury serum on the clinical condition and calcium of vapor quartz lamps twenty-eight emitted the infants with was studied. The of ultraviolet tetany intensity ray by burner was determined the oxalic method of Anderson daily by acid-uranyl sulphate and and the time of of the child varied so that a constant Robinson, exposure was to each child. The same was the entire dosage given dosage given during in course of treatment of each child and not as is increasing amounts, customary in clinical practice. When doses of ultraviolet 60 to 160 oxalic acid very large (from units, ray to an of six minutes or more at 50 cm. distance with corresponding exposure were the rate of rise of the serum calcium good burner) given daily, average daily was 0.23 hundred cubic centimeters. When doses of ultraviolet from 8 mg. per to 38.5 oxalic acid units were the rise was 0.4 given, average daily mg. per hundred cubic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American journal of diseases of children American Medical Association

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF PEDIATRICS

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1930 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0096-8994
eISSN
1538-3628
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1930.01940050201023
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Abstract

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF PEDIATRICS April 10, F. ELMER M.D., Presiding JOHNSON, of for Infants with Tetany. Dr. Bak- Dosage Ultraviolet Ray Harry win and Dr. Ruth Morris Bakwin. The effect of measured amounts of ultraviolet radiant from energy mercury serum on the clinical condition and calcium of vapor quartz lamps twenty-eight emitted the infants with was studied. The of ultraviolet tetany intensity ray by burner was determined the oxalic method of Anderson daily by acid-uranyl sulphate and and the time of of the child varied so that a constant Robinson, exposure was to each child. The same was the entire dosage given dosage given during in course of treatment of each child and not as is increasing amounts, customary in clinical practice. When doses of ultraviolet 60 to 160 oxalic acid very large (from units, ray to an of six minutes or more at 50 cm. distance with corresponding exposure were the rate of rise of the serum calcium good burner) given daily, average daily was 0.23 hundred cubic centimeters. When doses of ultraviolet from 8 mg. per to 38.5 oxalic acid units were the rise was 0.4 given, average daily mg. per hundred cubic

Journal

American journal of diseases of childrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 1930

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