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A Community approach to AIDS intervention exploring the Miami outreach project for injecting drug users and other high risk groups

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Florida,
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  • AIDS (Disease) -- Florida -- Prevention.,
  • Intravenous drug abuse.,
  • Intravenous drug abusers -- Health and hygiene -- Florida.,
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- prevention & control.,
  • Community Health Services -- organization & administration -- Florida.,
  • Risk Factors.,
  • Substance Abuse, Intravenous.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementDale D. Chitwood ... [et al.].
SeriesContributions in medical studies,, no. 33
ContributionsChitwood, Dale D.
LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 C6 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 234 p. :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1541171M
ISBN 100313273197
LC Control Number91019872

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