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Interventions for preventing injuries in problem drinkers

  1. T Dinh-Zarr*,
  2. C DiGuiseppi,
  3. E Heitman,
  4. I Roberts

Editorial Group: Cochrane Injuries Group

Published Online: 25 OCT 1999

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001857

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Dinh-Zarr T, DiGuiseppi C, Heitman E, Roberts I. Interventions for preventing injuries in problem drinkers. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 1999, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD001857. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001857.

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  1. AAA Washington Office, Washington DC, USA

*T Dinh-Zarr, AAA Washington Office, 1440 New York Avenue, Suite 200, Washington DC, 20005, USA. dinhzarr@national.aaa.com.

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  1. Published Online: 25 OCT 1999

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