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Pediatric Nutrition

Rosen von Rosenstein, Nils. The Diseases of Children and Their Remedies. Translated into English by Andrew Sparrman, M.D. London: T. Cadell, 1776.

Nils Rosen von Rosenstein (1706-1773) wrote the first modern textbook of pediatrics and included remarkably modern instructions for artificial feeding of infants with diluted cow's milk, advising appropriate hygienic precautions. He laid the foundation of pediatrics as a specialty and gave an impetus to research which influenced the future course of pediatrics. When the last Swedish edition was published in 1851, a total of at least twenty-five editions in eight different languages had passed through the printing presses.