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March 8, 1976

Halothane Abuse in Hospital Personnel

Author Affiliations

USN; USN; USN
From the Department of Laboratory Medicine and the Clinical Investigation Center, San Diego, Calif (LCDR Spencer, CAPT Raasch), and the Department of Laboratory Medicine, Naval Regional Medical Center, Charleston, SC (CDR Trefny).

JAMA. 1976;235(10):1034-1035. doi:10.1001/jama.1976.03260360036022
Abstract

Deaths associated with halothane abuse have occurred in employees in three different hospitals. The medical profession should be aware of the potential for abuse of this anesthetic drug.

(JAMA 235:1034-1035, 1976)

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