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Analysis of the role of alcohol in mortality, particularly sudden unwitnessed death, in middle-aged men in Malmö, Sweden.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3166624     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An analysis of the role of alcohol in death was made in an unselected population of middle-aged males in Malmö, Sweden. 347 deaths were investigated in the years 1975-1981 among males who had been invited to a preventive screening program. An alcoholic background was prominent in the males whose deaths were sudden and unwitnessed. In general, definite pathology was not demonstrable post mortem for such deaths. Their possible mechanisms are discussed.
B Petersson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Alcohol and alcoholism (Oxford, Oxfordshire)     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0735-0414     ISO Abbreviation:  Alcohol Alcohol.     Publication Date:  1988  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-11-15     Completed Date:  1988-11-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8310684     Medline TA:  Alcohol Alcohol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  259-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, Malmö General Hospital, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Alcoholism / mortality*
Death, Sudden / epidemiology,  etiology*
Ethanol / blood
Liver Cirrhosis, Alcoholic / epidemiology,  mortality
Middle Aged
Suicide / epidemiology
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