HENRY H. HAFT, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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In recent years there has been a revival of interest and a tendency to evaluate in their proper worth, the various test meals that have been used to determine gastric secretion. Briefly, the Ewald test meal with coffee, tea and toast; seven per cent alcohol; the Schmidt test meal containing meat, bread and vegetables; the raisin and rice evening meal;—all have been given careful scrutiny. The consensus of opinion seems to be that any one test if standardized by one man or in one clinic will give the desired information sought by the investigator.
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HAFT HH. The Use of Histamin Hydrochloric Acid As a Test Meal12. Ann Intern Med. ;5:1175–1177. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-9-1175
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(9):1175-1177.
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