Effects of volatile substance abuse on the respiratory system in adolescents


BUKER H. S. C. , Demir E. , Yuncu Z. , Gulen F. , Midyat L., TANAC R.

MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, cilt.6, ss.161-168, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 6 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Dergi Adı: MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.161-168

Özet

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.