“Woah! It's like Spotify but for academic articles.”

Instant Access to Thousands of Journals for just $40/month

Get 2 Weeks Free

PERSONAL HYGIENE.

PERSONAL HYGIENE. Accessory Substances in Alcoholic Drinks. The impression very generally prevails among physicians and laymen that alcoholic beverages have quite individual properties and that their power to intoxicate is not strictly proportional to their content of ethyl alcohol. Such variations in toxicity must be due to the higher alcohols, to aldehydes, esters, and acids, very numerous accessory bodies difficult to tabulate and impossible to estimate accurately by quantitative analysis. In crediting these ingredients with marked powers scientific opinion is more guarded than popular belief. Dr. Abel has pointed out that, after all, in human experience there is a fair correspondence between the quantity of ethyl alcohol taken and the degree of intoxication produced in a given subject. He is careful not to make his statement too uncompromising.* It is commonly held that cheap alcoholic products are much more deleterious than those which are choice and costly. This is constantly claimed to be the case with the non-descript. illicit liquors dispensed in no-license communities. There must be some foundation for such a fixed opinion. But there is no doubt that much of the reasoning in this connection is fallacious. Persons using the dubious beverages are observed to become grossly drunk http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Public Health American Public Health Association

Loading next page...
 
/lp/american-public-health-association/personal-hygiene-MK0ewzjMk4

You're reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.

And millions more from thousands of peer-reviewed journals, for just $40/month

Get 2 Weeks Free

To be the best researcher, you need access to the best research

  • With DeepDyve, you can stop worrying about how much articles cost, or if it's too much hassle to order — it's all at your fingertips. Your research is important and deserves the top content.
  • Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from Springer, Elsevier, Nature, IEEE, Wiley-Blackwell and more.
  • All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

Stop missing out on the latest updates in your field

  • We’ll send you automatic email updates on the keywords and journals you tell us are most important to you.
  • There is a lot of content out there, so we help you sift through it and stay organized.