J. H. MUSSER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Knowing the life long interest that Dr. Pratt has had in dietetics, the keen enthusiasm he has shown on the subject of nutrition, and appreciating the magnificent dietetic facilities that he has organized in his clinic, it seems appropriate to present some observations on the nutritional disturbances that are observed in the far South.
There is considerable variation in the type of patients seen in the wards of a large general hospital in the South as contrasted with the wards of a Northern metropolis. In the North it is customary to see many cases of rheumatic heart disease, for example,
MUSSER JH. AN ARTICLE CONTRIBUTED TO AN ANNIVERSARY VOLUME IN HONOR OF DOCTOR JOSEPH HERSEY PRATT: NUTRITIONAL DISTURBANCES OF THE EXTREME SOUTH1. Ann Intern Med. ;11:827–832. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-5-827
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;11(5):827-832.
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