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realizing that a lot of patients lacked the basics, dr geiger started (in 1964) prescribing food against malnutrition so that matters would not get worse. of course he had to fight against those funding his hospital, but as his “textsbooks said, that food was the only remedy for malnutrition” he had a point.
nowadays this is still in practice in community hospitals, where a prescription for heat, food, clean clothes, or anything else is not “random” at all, but a first step to keeping people healthy. not waiting for deterioration to treat them properly.

realizing that a lot of patients lacked the basics, dr geiger started (in 1964) prescribing food against malnutrition so that matters would not get worse. of course he had to fight against those funding his hospital, but as his “textsbooks said, that food was the only remedy for malnutrition” he had a point.

nowadays this is still in practice in community hospitals, where a prescription for heat, food, clean clothes, or anything else is not “random” at all, but a first step to keeping people healthy. not waiting for deterioration to treat them properly.

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