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BMA guide to alcohol and accidents

Peter Anderson

BMA guide to alcohol and accidents

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Published by BritishMedical Association in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Substance abuse-alcohol.

  • Edition Notes

    Stems from the report "The drinking driver", published in 1988 by the BMA.

    Statement[written by Peter Anderson].
    ContributionsBritish Medical Association. Board of Science and Education., Institute of Alcohol Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 24p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17305158M
    ISBN 10072790275X

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