A hundred years ago: Anorexia nervosa in children. Practitioner Jan 2018;262(1811):30

100 years ago: Anorexia nervosa in children

23 Jan 2018Registered users

Above all, we must hide from the child that we care at all if he eats too little. The nurse, more often than the mother, is apt to persist in the policy of coaxing, urging and commanding. The nurse who urges a child to eat, like the nurse who leaves the room with the parting injunction to the children not to put beads up their noses, has much to learn in the management of children.

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