This short report uses data on drug-related emergency department (ED) visits from the Drug Abuse Warning Network to examine the trends in ED visits involving methamphetamine from 2007 to 2011. In addition to the trends for total methamphetamine-related visits, it also shows trends by gender and by age group; the...
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.
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.
This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report is about emergency department visits involving energy drinks (beverages containing caffeine and vitamins/minerals) from 2007 to 2011.
This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) report shows emergency room visits in 2010 involving synthetic cannabinoid products commonly called \"Spice\" or \"K2\". These drugs are also known as synthetic marijuana,
The findings in this publication reflect data on drug-related deaths that occurred during calendar year 2010 and were reported by participating medical examiners/coroners (ME/Cs) to DAWN. Data are not nationally representative but cover metropolitan areas in 37 states, with complete data for 13 states. Counts of drug-related deaths for (1)...
Excel file with national estimates, rates, relative standard errors, trends and confidence intervals for all drug-related emergency department (ED) visits, covering 2004-2011. File includes all drug-related ED visits that are reportable to DAWN without regard for the reason for the visit or the specific drugs involved. It includes visits involving...
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.
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...
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