The prevalence and effect of alcohol and drug abuse on cohort-matched critically injured patients

Cornwell, Edward E.; Belzberg, Howard; Velmahos, George; Chan, Linda S.; Demetriades, Demetrios; Stewart, B. Montgomery; Oder, Danila B.; Kahaku, Deborah; Chan, Dennis; Asensio, Juan A.; Berne, Thomas V.
May 1998
American Surgeon;May1998, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p461
Academic Journal
Evaluates the prevalence of alcohol and drug use among critically injured patients admitted to an urban Level I trauma center in an attempt to correlate it with the clinical outcome. Analysis of toxicology patterns; Determination of the substance prevalence; Demographic data; Mortality rate.


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