Acute alcohol consumption and injury: risk associations and attributable fractions for different injury mechanisms.

@article{Kuendig2008AcuteAC,
  title={Acute alcohol consumption and injury: risk associations and attributable fractions for different injury mechanisms.},
  author={Herv{\'e} Kuendig and Marie Hasselberg and Lucie Laflamme and Jean-Bernard Daeppen and Gerhard Gmel},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs},
  year={2008},
  volume={69 2},
  pages={218-26}
}
OBJECTIVE Most studies on alcohol as a risk factor for injuries have been mechanism specific, and few have considered several mechanisms simultaneously or reported alcohol-attributable fractions (AAFs)-which was the aim of the current study. METHOD Data from 3,592 injured and 3,489 noninjured patients collected between January 2003 and June 2004 in the surgical ward of the emergency department of the Lausanne University Hospital (Switzerland) were analyzed. Four injury mechanisms derived from… CONTINUE READING

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