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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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ALFARO ALBERTAZZI, Fabio et al. Muertes relacionadas con cocaina en Costa Rica durante 1996. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 1999, vol.16, n.1-2, pp.07-11. ISSN 2215-5287.

The cocaine consumption in Costa Rica is a growing problem and a lot of deaths can be caused by the situations in wich the drug is involved. In this study all the medicolegal autopsies done in 1996 in this country were analized to figure out the mortality and therefore, the impact it generates in Costa Rican society.

Keywords : cocaine; drug abusers; sudden death.

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