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DOES SCIENCE JUSTIFY THE USE OF ALCOHOL IN THERAPEUTICS? IF SO, WHERE? WHEN?Read before the Section of Medical Jurisprudence and Neurology, at the Forty-second Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, Washington, D. C., May 6, 1891.

ELISHA CHENERY, M.D.
JAMA. 1891;XVII(22):833-837. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02411000011001b.
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The time is upon the profession to review and recast its notions concerning the use of the alcoholic compounds in the treatment of disease, grounded upon what they are, what they do, and what they do not do; for Argus-eyed science of our day shows alcohol to be widely different from what was supposed of it, in the years that are past. If our fathers drove their cows around a stump to make them give down the milk, we are not bound to do the same. Moreover, the liquor treatment has come to have a moral bearing, which both the human and the divine of our profession requires that we respect. And let me here add what the learned President of this Section has said: "The influence and teaching of the medical profession on the great drink question, is most imperatively demanded." Yet I radically differ from him in another

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