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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Underage Drinking: An Evolutionary Concept Analysis

Underage drinking is a major cause of morbidity and mortality for American youths and young adults.

The negative consequences of underage drinking range from academic problems to intentional and unintentional injuries, acts directed toward self or others, and death.

Nurses, regardless of practice settings, are on the frontline of defense. The take-home message is to delay/deter the first drink of alcohol.

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