PREMATURE DETACHMENT OF THE PLACENTA DURING LABOR AS A PROBABLE CAUSE OF STILL BIRTH WHEN NO OTHER CAUSES CAN BE ASSIGNED

H. LANDIS GETZ
1885 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
yet recover entirely from it. A man may take either for years, but the moment he stops the poison is eliminated. But it is not so with al¬ cohol. Alcohol produces the profoundest lesions in the brain and other organs, diseases that are called progressive. These things, I say, you can depict to the patient, and sometimes you can res¬ cue him from the habit, but not as a iule, for he has become addicted to it for life, and is not capable of breaking it off, because the force of his will is brok¬
more » ... n, too. Most of the inebriate asylums of the coun¬ try are failures. The individual can be sent to an asylum, and so long as there, kept under observation, he will do very well ; but the moment he is out from observation, he relapses, because, as I have said, the regular drinker has lost his will. We do not expect to
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