The Magnitude of Acute and Chronic Alcohol Abuse in Trauma Patients

Frederick P. Rivara, Gregory Jurkovich, James G. Gurney, Debra Seguin, Corinne L. Fligner, Richard Ries, Vidmantas A. Raisys, Michael Copass

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Abstract

The high prevalence of both acute intoxication and chronic alcoholism in trauma patients indicates the need to diagnose and appropriately treat this pervasive problem in trauma victims.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)907-913
Number of pages7
JournalArchives of Surgery
Volume128
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993
Externally publishedYes

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Rivara, F. P., Jurkovich, G., Gurney, J. G., Seguin, D., Fligner, C. L., Ries, R., Raisys, V. A., & Copass, M. (1993). The Magnitude of Acute and Chronic Alcohol Abuse in Trauma Patients. Archives of Surgery, 128(8), 907-913. https://doi.org/10.1001/archsurg.1993.01420200081015