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DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2004-2011
Report Type: Short Report

This short report uses data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network to examine when alcohol-related emergency department (ED) visits occurred, by time of day and day of the week. Data from a nationally-representative sample of non-Federal, general hospitals with 24-hour EDs was used, with combined data for 2004-2011. The pattern...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2010-2013
Report Type: Short Report

This short report uses data from the AHRQ Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (HCUP-NEDS) to assess the prevalence of underage alcohol misuse–related emergency department (ED) visits. Changes in the trends of alcohol-only and drug and alcohol-combination ED visits by age, gender and time are examined.

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2005-2011
Report Type: Short Report

This short report examines emergency department (ED) visits involving benzodiazepines, which are medications prescribed to relieve symptoms of anxiety, panic attacks and seizures. It looks at the effect of combining benzodiazepines with opioid pain relievers or alcohol, both substances that also depress the central nervous system. The report quantifies the...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2005-2011
Report Type: Short Report

Describes emergency department (ED) visits involving the nonmedical use of narcotic pain relievers (opioids) using data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN). The drugs most commonly combined with narcotic pain relievers in ED visits; trends for narcotic pain relievers (2005-2011); demographic characteristics of narcotic pain reliever-related visits in 2011...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network, TEDS | Treatment Episode Data Set
Collected Date: 2010-2014
Report Type: Short Report

There has been a significant increase in hospitalizations for opioid misuse in recent years. Using 2010-2014 MarketScan commercial data, this report finds that 40 percent of patients do not receive any follow-up services within 30 days after an opioid-related hospitalization. Only 11 percent of patients received the recommended combination of...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2011
Report Type: Short Report

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report shows the estimated number of emergency department visits for adverse reactions involving the pain medication tramadol between 2005 and 2011. The report specifically talks about age groups, gender, trends over time and other drugs such as cardiovascular medications, antidepressants and other pain...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2011
Report Type: Short Report

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report shows the estimated number of emergency department visits involving misuse or abuse of the pain medication tramadol between 2005 and 2011. The report specifically talks about age groups, gender, trends over time and other drugs such as narcotic pain relievers, anti-anxiety and...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2010-2011
Report Type: Short Report

This short report uses data on drug-related emergency department (ED) visits from the Drug Abuse Warning Network to look at 2011 ED visits involving synthetic cannabinoids. It shows trends compared to 2010 by gender, age group, the age distribution of patients, the drugs most commonly combined with synthetic cannabinoids and...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2004-2011
Report Type: Short Report

This short report from the Drug Abuse Warning Network examines emergency department (ED) visits that involved a drug-related suicide attempt. It looks at the characteristics of the ED visits where the patient left against medical advice (before the ED visit was completed). It discusses how patients who left the ED...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2011
Report Type: Short Report

This report shows the estimated number of emergency department visits where the patient was intentionally poisoned or drugged by another person in 2011. The report specifically talks about gender, the types of drugs involved, the role of alcohol, and the outcome of the visits.

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2005-2011
Report Type: Short Report

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report shows the estimated number of emergency department visits involving phencyclidine (PCP) between 2005 and 2011. The report specifically talks about age groups, gender and other drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin and pharmaceuticals and trends over time.

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2005-2010
Report Type: Short Report

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report looks at the estimated number of emergency room visits for adverse reactions involving involving the prescription sleep qie zolpidem for 2005 through 2010. The report focuses on gender, age groups and other pharmaceuticals such as pain relievers, other anti-anxiety and insomnia medications...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2004-2011
Report Type: Short Report

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report summarizes key findings about drug-related emergency department visits between 2004 and 2011. The report includes data for illicit drugs, alcohol, and prescription and over-the counter medications. For medications, the report looks at misuse and abuse, adverse reactions, and accidental ingestion of drugs...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2005-2010
Report Type: Short Report

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report shows the estimated number of emergency room visits involving buprenorphine between 2005 and 2011. Buprenorphine is used to treat dependence on heroin and narcotic pain medications. The report also shows buprenorphine-related visits broken out by non-medical use, adverse reactions and seeking detoxification...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2005-2010
Report Type: Short Report

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report shows the estimated number of emergency room visits involving attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder stimulant medications between 2005 and 2010. The report shows visits for nonmedical use, adverse reactions, visits involving other pharmaceuticals, illicit drugs or alcohol.