PAUL H. WOSIKA, M.D.; EDWARD S. EMERY JR., M.D.
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The method of ulcer treatment as suggested by Sippy is frequently used in the belief that placing the patient on the routine as outlined will effect complete neutralization of the gastric contents. Some may question the necessity of maintaining neutrality in the stomach, or may even doubt that neutrality provides optimum conditions for healing. Sippy himself, however, suggested that the absence of free acid should be used as a criterion for the effectiveness of treatment, and this conception appears to have been commonly adopted in theory. We have been unable to find in the literature any data giving hourly values
WOSIKA PH, EMERY ES. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE SIPPY REGIMEN IN NEUTRALIZING THE GASTRIC JUICE OF PATIENTS IF THE AMOUNT OF ALKALI IS NOT VARIED1. Ann Intern Med. 1936;9:1070–1077. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-8-1070
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;9(8):1070-1077.
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