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Too much alcohol often causes trauma, complicates assessment of injury, and interferes with inpatient care. Even though 20 to 37 percent of accident cases in trauma centers are alcohol-related, some trauma patients are reluctant to self report their drinking. A new study has found that testing for alcohol biomarkers "“ particularly blood alcohol levels (BALs) "“ can identify high-risk patients admitted to trauma centers who had denied excessive drinking.Results will be published...
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