Alcohol related falls: an interesting pattern of injuries

@article{Johnston2004AlcoholRF,
  title={Alcohol related falls: an interesting pattern of injuries},
  author={J. J. Johnston and S. Mcgovern},
  journal={Emergency Medicine Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={21},
  pages={185 - 188}
}
  • J. J. Johnston, S. Mcgovern
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine Journal
  • Objective: To discover if there is a significant difference in the pattern and severity of injury sustained during falls in patients who have consumed alcohol and those who have not. To determine how pattern and severity of injury correlates with blood alcohol concentration. Method: A prospective quasi-randomised controlled study between November 2001 and July 2002. All healthy adults between 16 and 60 years who had fallen from standing height were included. A systematic history and examination… CONTINUE READING
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