IRVING GRAY, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The increasing incidence of tobacco smoking and the increasing frequency of functional gastric disorders prompted the following study, in order to correlate the occurrence of gastric symptoms and tobacco smoking, as well as to determine, if possible, the effect of tobacco smoking in individuals with organic gastric disease. Observations have been recorded during the past five years on all patients who presented themselves with gastric symptoms and who gave an associated history of tobacco smoking. For purposes of study, 400 individuals were chosen and divided into two groups. In Group A were placed 300 patients who had functional gastric disturbances
GRAY I. Tobacco Smoking and Gastric Symptoms1. Ann Intern Med. ;3:267–277. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-3-267
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(3):267-277.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Smoking.
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