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Drug (ab)use in Medicine?

Jeff Brosius trauma-list@trauma.org
Sun, 16 Jun 2002 12:11:23 -0400


Drastic falls far short of comparing the two, but I do see your point.

And as I mentioned, you can argue the ethical side of the dichotomy: Alcohol
is legal, many other substances are not.  But that wasn't the source of the
argument that I've read on this list.

Best,

Jeff Brosius
Paramedic, etc.
Atlanta, GA
www.prehospital-perspective.com
medic245@mindspring.com
"The fate of the wounded rest
in the hands of the one that
applies the first dressing."
-- Nicholas Senn, 1896


> Jeff, you write that you would "trust the judgement of someone who obeyed
> the law of the land".  In the 1930's in Nazi Germany if you knew your
> neighboor was a jew that had not identified themselves as such to the
> state, then hey, you weren't following the law of the land.  Neither was
> that jewish family that did not report themselves in.  A pretty drastic
> comparison I agree, but still...