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Alcohol Inside Out.

Alcohol Inside Out. Dr. Chenery has considered his subject from the standpoints of chemistry, physiology, pathology and experience, and has presented it in very able form. It is not addressed particularly to the medical profession, but "to the millions." The topics considered are the following: Alcohol, what and whence is it? Alcohol, its way through the system, with observations by the way; Alcohol as a poison, a food, a medicine. In its claims as a food and medicine alcohol receives pretty rough treatment from the writer, who removed his gloves for this purpose. He does not regard it as in any sense a food, or even an "accessory food," by any just interpretation. As a medicine some of its claims to applicability in external and internal medication are admitted; but inasmuch as all its uses are impaired by serious drawbacks, and since other remedies are of equal or superior merit, the writer feels http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Alcohol Inside Out.

JAMA , Volume XIII (25) – Dec 21, 1889

Alcohol Inside Out.

Abstract


Dr. Chenery has considered his subject from the standpoints of chemistry, physiology, pathology and experience, and has presented it in very able form. It is not addressed particularly to the medical profession, but "to the millions." The topics considered are the following: Alcohol, what and whence is it? Alcohol, its way through the system, with observations by the way; Alcohol as a poison, a food, a medicine. In its claims as a food and medicine alcohol receives pretty rough...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1889 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1889.04440070035018
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Abstract

Dr. Chenery has considered his subject from the standpoints of chemistry, physiology, pathology and experience, and has presented it in very able form. It is not addressed particularly to the medical profession, but "to the millions." The topics considered are the following: Alcohol, what and whence is it? Alcohol, its way through the system, with observations by the way; Alcohol as a poison, a food, a medicine. In its claims as a food and medicine alcohol receives pretty rough treatment from the writer, who removed his gloves for this purpose. He does not regard it as in any sense a food, or even an "accessory food," by any just interpretation. As a medicine some of its claims to applicability in external and internal medication are admitted; but inasmuch as all its uses are impaired by serious drawbacks, and since other remedies are of equal or superior merit, the writer feels

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 21, 1889

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