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Alcohol and Education

  • Bruce Ritson

Abstract

In London of the last century devastating outbreaks of cholera were commonplace. Dr John Snow, a physician of that time, noted in one outbreak that all the cases in one area of Soho drew their water from a single pump. Using this observed association between two events, he removed the handle from the Broad Street pump and the epidemic abated. This well known early essay demonstrated the value of epidemiological method in preventive medicine.

Keywords

Alcohol Problem Alcohol Advertising Single Pump Alcohol Taxation Early Essay 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce Ritson
    • 1
  1. 1.The Andrew Duncan ClinicThe Royal Edinburgh HospitalEdinburghUK

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