Barnett Banks Inc. said Charles E. Rice, its chairman and chief executive officer, has taken short-term medical leave to admit himself to an alcohol treatment facility.

Allen L. Lastinger Jr., Barnett's president and chief operating officer, will assume Mr. Rice's role on a temporary basis, the bank said.

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