DINO SANDRONI, M.D.; ZACHARY SAGAL, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In spite of all the criticisms directed against the orthodox method of gastric analysis involving the use of a carbohydrate test meal, it is still a favorite with the medical profession. Many clinicians are satisfied with only minor modifications. At the Mayo Clinic arrowroot biscuits and water are still used as the routine test meal. Objections directed against the single aspiration method and the Ewald-Boas test meal are, from a scientific point of view, well-founded, yet the advocates of this time-honored method of gastric analysis after administration of a meal of bread, crackers, biscuits or cereal, refuse to yield ground
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SANDRONI D, SAGAL Z. THE POPULARITY OF THE EWALD-BOAS TEST MEAL; REASONS FOR ITS SURVIVAL(THE POPULARITY OF THE EWALD-BOAS TEST MEAL; REASONS FOR ITS SURVIVAL*). Ann Intern Med. 1940;13:2134–2140. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-11-2134
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(11):2134-2140.
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