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UK legislation on analgesic packs: before and after study of long term effect on poisonings.

Abstract:

Objective To evaluate the long term effect of legislation limiting the size of packs of analgesics sold over the counter.

Design Before and after study.

Setting Suicides in England and Wales, data from six liver units in England and Scotland and five general hospitals in England, and UK data on sales of analgesics, between September 1993 and September 2002.

Data sources Office for National Statistics; ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmj.38253.572581.7C

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Journal website
Volume:
329
Issue:
7474
Pages:
1076-1079
Publication date:
2004-11-06
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
1468-5833
URN:
uuid:e5fb84ee-1608-4d9d-ab49-5e3fa4fa45d4
Source identifiers:
168238
Local pid:
pubs:168238

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