Roughly 14% of all patients in hospital suffer from some sort of substance abuse. This article analyzes the impact it is having on the availability and cost of health care. The study was conducted between 1994 and 2002 at John's Hopkins.
Ian Furst http://www.waittimes.blogspot.com
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