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November 13, 1897

ALCOHOL IN MODERN MEDICINE, OR ITS PRESENT POSITION AS A REMEDIAL AGENT IN THERAPEUTICS.PRELIMINARY REPORT AND BRIEF SUMMARY OF A SPECIAL JOINT COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL TEMPERANCE ASSOCIATION AND THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY AND CURE OF INEBRIETY, FOR A SPECIAL STATISTIC REPORT OF THE PRACTICE AND OPINIONS OF AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ON THE USE OF ALCOHOL IN MEDICINE.

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Chairman. JERSEY CITY. N. J.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(20):990-994. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440460010002a

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Abstract

The following questions soliciting answers from members of the medical profession of the United States were printed and distributed by a committee of physicians representing The American Association for the Study and Cure of Inebriety. The circular which explains these questions is herewith presented:

Jersey City, N. J., March 1, 1897.

My Dear Dr. —  We shall be pleased to have you write out your experience and views in answer to the enclosed questions and return to me at your earliest convenience.We wish to obtain with some exactness the present status of the use of alcohol in medicine and the views of the leading medical men in this country.The results of this inquiry will be presented at the June meeting of the American Medical Association at Philadelphia.Thanking you in advance for your labor and assistance, I am, very truly yours. I. N. Quimby, Chairman.T. D. Crothers

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