Little, Mark, and Murray, Lindsay (2004) Ethanol. In: Cameron, Peter, Jelinek, George, Kelly, Anne-Maree, Murray, Lindsay, and Brown, Anthony F.T., (eds.) Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine. Churchill Livingstone, London, UK, pp. 877-880.

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Ethanol is the most commonly used drug in Australasia and elsewhere in the Western world. Ethanol misuse is a major cause of mortality and morbidity both directly and indirectly and emergency departments deal with the result of this misuse on a daily basis. It was estimated that in 1997, 3290 Australians died from injury due to high risk drinking and there were 72 302 hospitalizations.

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ISBN: 978-0-443-07289-5
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