Challenges of Estimates in Drug-Related Overdose Deaths in Iran: Evidence from the Literature

  • Mehran ROSTAMI Deputy of Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
  • Shahab REZAEIAN Mail Infectious Diseases Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran AND Clinical Research Development Center, Imam Reza Hospital, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

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Published
2020-07-30
How to Cite
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ROSTAMI M, REZAEIAN S. Challenges of Estimates in Drug-Related Overdose Deaths in Iran: Evidence from the Literature. Iran J Public Health. 49(8):1592-1593.
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