Alcohol, not drugs, causes most problems at nightclubs

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: (Published 08 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1177
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    Despite the huge publicity surrounding ecstasy and other “designer drugs,” alcohol is still the major cause of admissions to accident and emergency departments among nightclubbers.

    Dr Chris Luke, consultant in accident and emergency medicine at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, said that the increase in drug misuse among clubbers has not stopped people consuming alcohol. He told the club health conference, held at …

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