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Driving, drinking, and medications

Illinois Alliance for Aging.

Driving, drinking, and medications

developing a community response to older people at risk : a report on a series of roundtables

by Illinois Alliance for Aging.

  • 43 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Illinois Dept. on Aging in [Springfield, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.,
  • Illinois
    • Subjects:
    • Older automobile drivers -- Illinois.,
    • Older people -- Drug use -- Illinois.,
    • Medication abuse -- Illinois -- Prevention.,
    • Drug-alcohol interactions -- Illinois.,
    • Automobile driver education -- Illinois.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwritten by the Illinois Alliance for Aging; supported by the Illinois Department of Transportation, Traffic Safety Division.
      ContributionsIllinois. Dept. on Aging., Illinois. Division of Traffic Safety.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5620.A24 I43 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26, [22] p. ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL939303M
      LC Control Number95623474
      OCLC/WorldCa33487207


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