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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 537689, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/537689
Case Report

STEMI Associated with Overuse of Energy Drinks

Department of Emergency Medicine, Paul Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79905, USA

Received 29 December 2014; Revised 5 February 2015; Accepted 6 February 2015

Academic Editor: Kazuhito Imanaka

Copyright © 2015 Daniel Solomin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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