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Increased drug abuse the impact on the nation"s emergency rooms : hearings before the Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, May 26, 1993. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English


  • Hospitals -- United States -- Emergency service,
  • Drug abuse -- United States,
  • Drugs -- Overdose -- United States

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Microfiche. [Washington, D.C.?] : U.S. G.P.O. ; Rochester, NY : Applied Image, 1995. 1 microfiche.

The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 90 p.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19646149M
ISBN 100160465303

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