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Alcohol: a missed opportunity. A survey of all accident and emergency departments in England
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    An Alcoholics View

    This is an interesting article but the findings are not surprising. Parallels can be drawn with the treatment of patients presenting with injuries as a result of self harm.

    Failure to carry out adequate assessment also exacerbates the problem of differentiating between problematic "drunks" and those with serious alcohol addiction. Stigmatisation is imposed across the board sometimes with serious consequences. As...

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