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Diseases of the Respiratory Tract in Alcoholics

  • Harold A. Lyons
  • Alan Saltzman

Abstract

“The following diseases are the usual consequences of the habitual use of ardent spirits—Hoarseness and a husky cough, which often terminates in consumption, and sometimes in an acute and fatal disease of the lungs” (Rush, 1943–1944).

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Alveolar Macrophage Chronic Bronchitis Chronic Alcoholic Pneumococcal Pneumonia Alcoholic Patient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harold A. Lyons
    • 1
  • Alan Saltzman
    • 1
  1. 1.Kings County HospitalDownstate Medical CenterBrooklynUSA

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