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Caring for people who sniff petrol or other volatile substances: a quick reference guide for health workers (2011)

Author

National Health and Medical Research Council

City

Canberra

Type

Report

Institution

National Health and Medical Research Council

 

Description

This guide is a summary of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Consensus-based clinical practice guideline for the management of volatile substance use in Australia. The guide is designed for quick reference by general practitioners, nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers, alcohol and other drug workers, and allied health professionals. The guide contains information about how to care for people who deliberately become intoxicated by inhaling vapours from solvents, gases or aerosols.

Abstract adapted from National Health and Medical Research Council

Contact details

National Health and Medical Research Council
Level 1, 16 Marcus Clarke Street
GPO box 1421
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6217 9000
Fax: (02) 6217 9100
Email: nhmrc@nhmrc.gov.au

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Last updated: 20 December 2013
 
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