I. FRANK TULLIS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In the treatment of liver disease, clinicians in recent years have agreed rather well on the general value of rest, nutritious diet and, where there is a history of alcoholism, abstinence from alcohol. But this is a broad statement, and one can immediately ask the question, How strict should the rest program be and just what should constitute the nutritious diet? Further, one must determine the true importance of many other factors that have come on the scene: vitamins, lipotropic substances, adrenal hormones, testosterone, low sodium diet, intravenous amino acids, intravenous serum albumin, and various elective surgical procedures. With this
TULLIS IF. WHAT IS IMPORTANT IN THE TREATMENT OF LIVER DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;44:133–143. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-1-133
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(1):133-143.
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