THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVELS AND THE SEVERITY OF HEAD TRAUMA IN PATIENTS WITH MINOR HEAD TRAUMA


Aksel G., Ozel B. A. , Guler S., Kavalci C., DOĞAN N. Ö. , Corbacioglu S. K.

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, cilt.31, ss.627-632, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.627-632

Özet

Introduction: Alcohol intake is associated with a wide variety of traumatic hazards. Although most authors accept that head injuries are frequently sustained in the state of alcohol intoxication, contributing to major post-traumatic disability and mortality, the specific effects of alcohol exposure on injury severity and subsequent outcomes remain controversial.