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Care of drug users in general practice

Care of drug users in general practice

a harm-minimization approach


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Published by Radcliffe Medical Press in Oxon, UK .
Written in English

  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Drug abuse.,
    • Primary care (Medicine),
    • Drug addicts -- Medical care.,
    • Substance Dependence -- therapy.,
    • Substance Withdrawal Syndrome -- therapy.,
    • Street Drugs -- adverse effects.,
    • Family Practice -- methods.,
    • Health Policy -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-180) and index.

      Statementedited by Berry Beaumont ; foreword by William Clee.
      ContributionsBeaumont, Berry.
      LC ClassificationsRC564 .C368 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 187 p. :
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL674142M
      ISBN 101857752368
      LC Control Number97020285

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