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Pills, thrills, and bellyaches

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7488.0-h (Published 17 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:0-h

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Re: Slanted Language

Since retirement from the hurley burley of Emergency Medicine I have
been helping with substance misusers in a prison. I hate to disappoint
Professor Klein but 'trips' (amitryptiline) trade well in prison - but
then I suppose other illicit substances are less available.

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Competing interests: No competing interests

23 February 2005
John S Belstead
Retired A&E consultant
Ashford, TW15 3ER