ELLEN MCDEVITT, A. B.; MARGARET A. DOVE, B.SC.; ROBERT F. DOVE, M.D.; IRVING S. WRIGHT, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The isolation and synthesis of many of the vitamins have given a tremendous impetus to the study of nutrition throughout the world. Investigations have been conducted in various countries in widely separated areas of the globe to determine the actual vitamin status of the population and to establish, if possible, its relationship to health and disease in these areas.1
During the past year a survey has been carried out to determine the effects of prolonged deprivation of normal dietary intake of vitamins upon members of the population of the West Coast of Newfoundland.
The purpose of this paper is twofold:
MCDEVITT E, DOVE MA, DOVE RF, WRIGHT IS. VITAMIN STATUS OF THE POPULATION OF THE WEST COAST OF NEWFOUNDLAND WITH EMPHASIS ON VITAMIN C1. Ann Intern Med. 1944;20:1–11. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-1-1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(1):1-11.
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