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Two serious and challenging medical complications associated with volatile substance misuse: sudden sniffing death and fetal solvent syndrome.
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PMID:  21609149     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Volatile substance misuse is a prevalent and often overlooked behavior among adolescents, including reported use among young pregnant women. Several medical repercussions can arise from the improper use of volatile substances, yet they are often underappreciated among scientists and health professionals. This brief review reports on the recent advances made in the preclinical and clinical data about two serious medical complications surrounding volatile substance misuse: sudden sniffing death and fetal solvent syndrome. Suggestions for treatment interventions are discussed. The paper's limitations are noted.
Scott E Bowen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Substance use & misuse     Volume:  46 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1532-2491     ISO Abbreviation:  Subst Use Misuse     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602153     Medline TA:  Subst Use Misuse     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  68-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
1Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
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