Guidelines for The Care of Excessive Episodic Consumption of Adolescent Alcohol

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Ministerio de Salud. Argentina
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The document prepared by Dr. Roberto Canay and Dr. Monica Napoli, in conjunction with the Technical Team of MSAL and subject to review by the Council of Experts.

Currently, there have been changes in the type of alcohol consumption that manifest the decrease in the age of onset, averaging thirteen years, with higher consumption on weekends in a short period of time. There is also an increase in the entrance to guards for acute alcohol poisoning and related complications.

In this situation, a strategy that facilitates the inclusion of the EAEC as a health problem is proposed by providing guidelines for comprehensive EAEC care in hospital emergency care and subsequent follow-up.

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