Published on 21 August 2000
Drug-related Deaths in Scotland in 1999
G W L Jackson, BSc, MA
Statistician, National Records of Scotland
Dr S K Cole MD, FRCOG, FFCM, FRCP(Ed.)
Consultant Medical Adviser to the Registrar General for Scotland
This paper describes the system by which the Registrar General for Scotland collects information on drug related deaths and the measures which have been taken to improve the quality and coverage of this system.
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