Little evidence that primary care providers stop child and teen drug use, US task force saysBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2115 (Published 13 March 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2115
- Michael McCarthy
There is little evidence that interventions by primary care providers can prevent or reduce drug use in children and adolescents under age 18, a systematic review by the US Preventive Services Task Force has found.1
It has been estimated that 1 in 10 adolescents uses illicit, prescription, or over-the-counter drugs for non-medical purposes—misuse that …
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