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  • Print publication year: 2011
  • Online publication date: January 2012

Chapter 14 - Substanceabuse and anesthesia

from Part 1 - PreoperativeCare and Evaluation

Suggested readings

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HanYH. Why do chronic alcoholics require more anesthesia. Anesthesiology 1969; 30(3):341.
HayashiY, SumikawaK, TashiroC. et al. I Anesthesiology 1988 Jul; 69(1) 145–147. (PMID:3389556 on Pubmed.)
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WilliamsJF, StorckM. (2007). Inhalant abuse. Pediatrics 2007; 119(5):1009–1017.