Cedar Rapids Gazette, October 25, 1974, Page 8

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette October 25, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 25, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa g The Cedar Rapids Cadette: Frl.. Ort. 25, 1971 For Better Health Doctor Can Help with Drinkers Bv Dr. S.I,. Andelmun Killian's FOUHTM AvENuZ-fe Alcohol-dependent persons often visit doctors because of physical or emotional problems related to drinking, but research shows that alcohol is seldom implic ated bec ause the physician doesn't take an ad KtLUAN'l Carpet Warehouse located on 1st Street and 5th Avenue South East Broadloom Now Selling at 3.88 to 10.88 sq. yd Andelman THIS SALE IS FOR 6 HOURS ONLY FROM 10:00 AM TO 4:00 PM SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 equate drinking history and the patient is often unwilling to discuss his drinking problem. That’s why ifs so important to advise the doctor of the problem before he examines your husband. Hrs. David Knott. James Board and Robert Fink have researched the general practitioner’s role in the treatment of alcoholics and say ifs absolutely essential that the doctor get an accurate drinking history of the patient. Many medical disorders, including some gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and blood ailments, have multiple causes, including excessive alcohol use. The researchers say the doctor's ability to obtain a good history depends on his own drinking habits and bias. The1 doctor should ask the patient nonmoralizing questions about the nature of his drinking. unsurpassed luxury ... at unbeatable prices! includes shags, cut and loop pile, plush, mini-shags in solids, tweeds and embossed Also: Room Size Rugs, Roll End and Remnants on Special Now! 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  • David Knott
  • Robert Fink

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: October 25, 1974

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