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Covers the reasons for drug abuse by athletes, the specific problems arising from particular agents (anabolic steroids, growth hormone, amphetamine, cocaine, sympathomimetic amines, caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, narcotics, other agents), detecting and managing abuse, and legal questions. Six appendixes cover organizational policies and programs. Detailed index. Should be highly useful to internists consulted on these problems in addition to specialists in sports medicine. (EJH)
Drugs and the Athlete. Ann Intern Med. 1989;111:864. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-111-10-864_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1989;111(10):864.
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