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Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2010 Nov;71(11):635-9.

Alcohol and the central nervous system.

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Neurology Department, Torbay Hospital, Torquay, Devon.

Abstract

Alcohol is a widely consumed beverage that has significant effects on most organs of the body. The nervous system is a particular target for the damaging consequences of alcohol, caused either directly by the toxic effect of alcohol or by problems related to alcoholism. This article discusses the central nervous system effects of alcohol.

PMID:
21063257
DOI:
10.12968/hmed.2010.71.11.79653
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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