Health of heroin misusers in Germany dropsBMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7105.383i (Published 16 August 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:383
- Helmut L Karcher
The general health of heroin misusers in Germany has become much worse in recent years, according to a study of more than 1000 misusers.
Researchers studied 1041 opiate misusers participating in a detoxification programme at the psychiatric hospital in the University of Hamburg between 1989 and 1993. The average opiate treatment index …