MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.6, no.3, pp.161-168, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
Abuse, adolescent, inhalant, respiratory system, INHALANT ABUSE, STREET CHILDREN, RISK-FACTORS, DRUG-USE, VIOLENCE, PAINTERS, BRAZIL
Aim: Inhalant abuse is a prevalent and often overlooked form of substance abuse in adolescents. Chronic inhalant abuse can damage respiratory, cardiac, renal, hepatic, and neurologic systems. This study aims to determine the physiologic effects of inhaling solvents on the respiratory functions.