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Name: MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Cocaine is commonly involved in unintentional drug poisoning (overdose) deaths, accounting for 46% of overdose deaths in New York City (NYC) in 2016. However, little research exists regarding cocaine ...
There is a lack of information on illicitly manufactured fentanyl and fentanyl analogue-related (IMF) unintentional overdose death trends over time. The study analyzes IMF-related unintentional overdo...
Objective-This report identifies the specific drugs involved most frequently in drug overdose deaths in the United States from 2011 through 2016. Methods-Record-level data from the 2011-2016 National ...
Unintentional drug overdose deaths have climbed to record high levels, claiming approximately 70,000 lives in the United States in 2017 alone (1). The emergence of illicitly manufactured fentanyl* (a ...
Drug-related overdoses were declared a public health emergency in British Columbia, Canada in April, 2016 facilitating the scale-up of responses including rapid sanctioning and implementation of overd...
The purpose of this pilot-study is to to distribute naloxone auto-injector in a "Universal Precaution" manner to patients with opioid substance use disorder. The objectives are to decrease...
Death in overdose is the single most common cause of death in people using heroin. In Sweden, the number of drug-related overdose deaths has increased gradually since the early 1990s. The ...
The overall objective of this study is to evaluate an educational overdose prevention intervention's effectiveness among incarcerated people living with HIV/AIDS, specifically within the c...
The U.S. is in the midst of an epidemic of opioid overdose deaths. The common use of opioids among persons living with HIV, along with their common use of benzodiazepines, has resulted in ...
This investigation is one of the first large-scale, prospective attempts to obtain data on the effectiveness of naloxone distribution among opioid-abusing populations at high risk of unint...
Works consisting of notes taken at the delivery or reading of a speech before an audience or class, usually given to instruct. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Accidental or deliberate use of a medication or street drug in excess of normal dosage.
An accidental or deliberate dose of a medication or street drug that is in excess of what is normally used.
Postnatal deaths from BIRTH to 365 days after birth in a given population. Postneonatal mortality represents deaths between 28 days and 365 days after birth (as defined by National Center for Health Statistics). Neonatal mortality represents deaths from birth to 27 days after birth.
Unexpected and unintentional events, typically resulting in damage or injury.
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...