JOHN L. DORSEY, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The physician is frequently called upon to plan a regimen for the patient under his care where it is more or less apparent that some restriction in the use of tobacco is desirable. The indications for such limitation are not clear-cut because the effects of nicotine as a chronic poison to those who habitually smoke to excess are by no means obvious, and are certainly subject to considerable individual variation. Whether nicotine plays a definite part in various forms of vascular disturbance may be open to some discussion, but it is within the practitioner's routine experience to observe that appetite
DORSEY JL. CONTROL OF THE TOBACCO HABIT1. Ann Intern Med. 1936;10:628–631. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-5-628
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(5):628-631.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Smoking.
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