RALPH E. HIBBS, M.D.
These observations on beriberi were made over a period of 34 months on approximately 8,000 Americans who had surrendered on Bataan and Corregidor. The 34-month period extended from April 9, 1942, with the surrender of Bataan, to January 30, 1945, with our release from captivity. We were handicapped by meager laboratory facilities, complete lack of cooperation of the Japanese officials, lack of supplies for records on these patients, inability to maintain follow-up records on the patients since they were moved in and out of the camp frequently, and also by the poor state of health of most of the medical
HIBBS RE. BERIBERI IN JAPANESE PRISON CAMP1. Ann Intern Med. ;25:270–282. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-2-270
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(2):270-282.
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