P. W. C.
Many therapeutic procedures for the relief of hypertension, dietetic, medicinal and surgical, have been proposed during the past 50 years. When advocated with sufficient vigor and authority and supported by statistical evidence which seemed imposing, many of these have stimulated wide spread interest which has gradually waned as the results in practice fell far short of the expectations which had been aroused. At present we are near—probably a little past—the crest of a new wave of enthusiasm which followed the report of Kempner1 of the successful use of a "rice-fruit-sugar diet" for the treatment of nephritis and hypertension. A current
C. PW. THE DIETETIC TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION AND NEPHRITIS. Ann Intern Med. 1950;32:989–995. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-5-989
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;32(5):989-995.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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