Letters

Alcohol histories taken from elderly people

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6930.722 (Published 12 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:722
  1. D Thompson
  1. Wharfedale General Hospital, Otley, West Yorkshire LS21 2LY.

    EDITOR, - P C Naik and R G Jones claim that elderly people are more likely to hide their drinking than younger people.1 There is no evidence to support this. The Framingham study on alcohol consumption and …

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