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The use and costs of health and social services in patients with longstanding substance abuse

  • Corinna Vossius1, 2Email author,
  • Ingelin Testad1, 2,
  • Rune Skjæveland1 and
  • Sverre Nesvåg3
BMC Health Services Research201313:185

Received: 4 March 2013

Accepted: 10 May 2013

Published: 22 May 2013

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4 Mar 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
14 Mar 2013 Author responded Author comments - Corinna Vossius
Resubmission - Version 2
14 Mar 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 May 2013 Editorially accepted
22 May 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-13-185

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Authors’ Affiliations

Stokka Teaching Nursing Home
Centre for Age-related Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital
Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Stavanger University Hospital