ROBERT KARK; H. F. AITON; E. D. PEASE
In May 1945, during environmental and nutritional investigations on Indian soldiers in South East Asia, an opportunity offered itself for the study of 29 Japanese prisoners of war captured near Pegu, Burma, and held in a forward divisional prisoner of war cage.
It was thought that such a study would be useful as it might indicate what types of nutritional disturbance one could expect to find in Allied soldiers held captive by the Japanese in South East Asia, and their rehabilitation could be planned accordingly.
Each Japanese prisoner of war was given a medical examination and stigmata of early
KARK R, AITON HF, PEASE ED. THE NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF JAPANESE PRISONERS OF WAR, BURMA 19451. Ann Intern Med. ;25:266–269. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-2-266
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(2):266-269.
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