Alcohol sending hundreds of thousands into hospital each year: ACEM study

Alcohol is sending hundreds of thousands of people to emergency departments each year, far outranking the scourge of ice, research on Australian and New Zealand hospitals has found.The study – the largest of its kind – has prompted the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine to call for more lockout laws for licensed venues, to reduce the harm alcohol is causing across the country.

Source: Alcohol sending hundreds of thousands into hospital each year: ACEM study

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