TITLE

Prevalence of alcohol and drug use in injured British Columbia drivers

AUTHOR(S)
Brubacher, Jeffrey R.; Chan, Herbert; Martz, Walter; Schreiber, William; Asbridge, Mark; Eppler, Jeffrey; Lund, Adam; Macdonald, Scott; Drummer, Olaf; Purssell, Roy; Andolfatto, Gary; Mann, Robert; Brant, Rollin
PUB. DATE
March 2016
SOURCE
BMJ Open;2016, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
113834779

 

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