Memory of the 20th Century: It Was Worth Something

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Year
2006
Country
  • Czech Republic
Duration
57min
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The prominent Czech doctor Jaroslav Skála is the godfather of Czech alcohol detoxification treatment. He founded the Prague alcohol clinic at U Apolináře, as well as the first sobering-up station in the world. He was the head of the institution for 34 years. He bacame famous for his strict system of treatment, which he called PRS - programme, regime, system. Even today, in his late eighties, he is professionally active. The film aslo features Skála's colleague and associate, doctor Arnoštka Maťová.

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