Drugs of Abuse
Drug abuse is regularly encountered by healthcare professionals who are not necessarily familiar with the subject. This book is intended for all those who want an accessible source of information that can be read for personal education, or used for reference. Drugs of Abuse is concise, easy to read and valuable for everyone with an interest in the subject. The book is most appropriate for general practitioners, pharmacists, psychiatric nurses, casualty doctors, health visitors and drug dependency unit staff.
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