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.
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)...
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 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) report shows emergency room visits in 2010 involving synthetic cannabinoid products commonly called \"Spice\" or \"K2\". These drugs are also known as synthetic marijuana,
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.