Alcohol has long been an integral part of the social life of many Australians. However, alcohol is associated with significant harm to drinkers, and also to nondrinkers.
Management of problem drinking presents the general practitioner with similar challenges and rewards to those associated with the management of other chronic conditions.
In the Northern Territory, several surveys since 1986 have documented remote community smoking rates ranging from 61–85%.4–6 These have remained relatively unchanged, particularly in the ‘Top End’....
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