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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 973857, 5 pages
Research Article

Following Up Crack Users after Hospital Discharge Using Record Linkage Methodology: An Alternative to Find Hidden Populations

1Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Clinics Hospital of Porto Alegre, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, 400 Professor Alvaro Alvim Street, 90420-020 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
2Information Technology Department of the Unified Health System, National Ministry of Health, Brazil

Received 7 May 2015; Accepted 4 August 2015

Academic Editor: Handan Wand

Copyright © 2015 Veralice Maria Gonçalves et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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