Ref NoGB 0809 Nutrition/07/09/03
Extent1 file
TitlePatient records used by Platt for the research into thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency
DescriptionEach patient record includes:

Admission record, identification notes, medical history, examination notes, progress, treatment, blood investigation, faeces investigation, urine investigation, photographs and graphs. Some include x-ray records, nursing records. There are also reports of electrocardiograms.

Research was carried out under the auspices of the Henry Lester Institute for Medical Research. The aim of the study was to see the effects of patients deficient in vitamin B1 and whether they were suffering from beriberi.
AccessStatusOpen (part)
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