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Identification and initial management of intoxication by alcohol and other drugs in the pediatric emergency room.

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Summary of "Identification and initial management of intoxication by alcohol and other drugs in the pediatric emergency room."

To review the screening, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of intoxication by alcohol and other drugs in children and adolescents in the emergency scenario.

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Name: Jornal de pediatria
ISSN: 1678-4782
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