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THE ALCOHOL QUESTION.

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(14):1101-1102. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520140037008.
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At the recent meeting of the British Medical Association the vexed question of the value of alcohol generally and of its use as a drug was dealt with at various times. We referred two weeks ago to the decreased use of alcohol and the increased use of milk in the London hospitals, as reported by Sir Victor Horsley at the luncheon given by the Canadian Temperance Union. Sir Victor Horsley, continuing this subject, said that he not only regards alcohol as the most potent bane of civilization and the cause of physical and mental deterioration of a not inconsiderable portion of the British race, but, further, that he is able to see very little good in alcohol as a drug. In cases of shock subsequent to a severe operation he recommends the employment of another drug than alcohol. The latter he condemns in unsparing terms.

Prof. Sims Woodhead, of Cambridge

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