IRVING S. WRIGHT, A.B., M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The fact that cevitamic acid can be chemically analyzed, synthesized and recovered from body tissues and fluids has resulted in a tremendous impetus being given to its study. Out of the work already reported (50 to 100 articles per month for the past three years) has emerged a mass of material made up of truths, errors and debatable questions of which the last mentioned group constitutes the major portion.
Four general statements may now be made, however, with reasonable certainty, as follows:
1. Most patients with scurvy can be cured with cevitamic acid. A few seem resistant to this substance
WRIGHT IS. CEVITAMIC ACID (ASCORBIC ACID; CRYSTALLINE VITAMIN C); A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF ITS USE IN CLINICAL MEDICINE1. Ann Intern Med. 1938;12:516–528. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-4-516
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;12(4):516-528.
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