KENNETH H. WILLIAMS, M.D.
Stimulated in part by increased federal funding, research into the medical aspects of alcoholism has progressed prodigiously in the past few years. Although the education of physicians on alcoholism has been scanty at best, this explosion of information has further widened the gap of knowledge between what is known and what is practiced. The recent symposium, "The Medical Consequences of Alcoholism," The Fifth Annual Medical-Scientific Session, sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism, presented important information that should be useful to every practitioner who is attempting to treat patients with this widespread affliction.
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WILLIAMS KH. Medical Consequences of Alcoholism. Ann Intern Med. 1974;81:265. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-2-265
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