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...
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...
This study used data from the public use files of the 1997 to 2004 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), which were linked to death certificate data from the 1997 to 2006 National Death Index (NDI), to assess the association between psychological distress and mortality. This study summarizes results presented in...
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.
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...
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...
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 Data Spotlight focuses on trends in substances of abuse among pregnant women and women of childbearing age (aged 15-44) from 2000 through 2010 using data from the Treatment
Episode Data Set (TEDS).
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...
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