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Drug misuse in adolescence.
  1. Y H Carter,
  2. W J Robson

    Abstract

    Problems of adolescent drug misuse are increasingly common. A retrospective study was undertaken to compare the data from adolescents who attended the accident and emergency department of an urban children's hospital in 1981 and 1985. Epidemiological characteristics of both groups are detailed. The results are discussed and the feasibility of units specialising in the management of adolescents who have misused drugs is considered.

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