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Title Care of drug users in general practice : a harm-minimization approach / edited by Berry Beaumont ; foreword by William Clee
Published Abington, Oxon : Radcliffe Medical Press, 1997

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 MELB  616.8606 Bea/Cod  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 187 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. A GP's role: past, present and future / Tom Waller -- 2. Assessment of the drug user / Chris Ford and Brian Whitehead -- 3. General health care of drug users / Katie Kemp -- 4. Counselling drug users / Brian Whitehead -- 5. Opiate misuse / Edwin Martin -- 6. Methadone prescribing / Judy Bury -- 7. Cocaine, amphetamines and designer drugs / Philip Fleming -- 8. Use and abuse of benzodiazepines by polydrug users / Chris Ford -- 9. Safer injection, safer use, safer sex: a harm-minimization approach / Clare Gerada, James Tighe and Clive Barrett -- 10. Caring for the pregnant drug user / Chris Ford and Mary Hepburn -- 11. Young people and drugs / Julian Cohen -- 12. Practical aspects of managing drug users / Judy Bury -- 13. Working with other agencies / Berry Beaumont and Stefan Janikiewicz -- 14. Drugs and the law / Greg Poulter
Notes Foreword by Wiliam Clee
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [167]-180) and index
Subject Drug abuse.
Drug addicts -- Medical care.
Primary care (Medicine)
Substance-Related Disorders -- therapy.
Family Practice -- methods.
Health Policy.
Street Drugs -- adverse effects.
Substance Withdrawal Syndrome -- therapy.
Family Practice -- methods.
Health Policy.
Street Drugs -- adverse effects.
Substance Withdrawal Syndrome -- therapy.
Substance-Related Disorders -- therapy.
United Kingdom.
Author Beaumont, Berry.
LC no. 97020285
ISBN 1857752368