TITLE

Royal College debates whether MDs should promote moderate consumption of alcohol

AUTHOR(S)
Harrison, Pam
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/17/98, Vol. 159 Issue 10, p1289
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the debate about whether Canadian physicians should recommend moderate alcohol consumption for their patients. Confronting the problems caused by alcohol; Meeting of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; The college's current policy on alcohol; Views of David Goldberg, University of Toronto; What is included in alcohol mortality data; Health outcomes considered; Economic factors.
ACCESSION #
1346269

 

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