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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 (DAWN) to examine the emergency department (ED) visits for children aged 1 -5 that involved opioid pain relievers. Hydrocodone (Vicodin, Lortab), oxycodone (OxyContin, Percocet), and codeine are examples of opioid pain relievers; buprenorphine (Suboxone), is an opioid that is...

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
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: 2010
Report Type: Annual Report

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)...

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

This short report uses data on drug-related emergency department (ED) visits to examine the involvement of zolpidem in ED visits that are related to overmedication. Zolpidem is a medication used to treat insomnia. Overmedication may occur when a patient takes too much of their own medications (i.e., exceeds the prescribed...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2007-2011
Report Type: Short Report

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...

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

This short report uses data on drug-related emergency department (ED) visits from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) to examine the trends and characteristics of ED visits involving drug-related suicide attempts among ED patients aged 45-64 in 2011. The report discusses the patterns for male and female patients, the drugs...

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

Excel file with national estimates, rates, relative standard errors, trends and confidence intervals for all drug-related emergency department (ED) visits involving drug misuse or abuse, covering 2004-2011. Drug misuse/abuse visits include the use of illicit drugs, nonmedical use of pharmaceuticals, underage drinking and visits where alcohol was combined with another...

Part of the National Tables Collection
DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2004-2011
Report Type: Annual Report

This publication presents national estimates of drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for 2011, based on data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN). Also presented are comparisons of 2011 estimates with those for 2004, 2009 and 2010. Chapter topics include overall drug misuse and abuse, illicit drugs, alcohol...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2004-2010
Report Type: Annual Report

Includes the annual report with national estimates of drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for 2010, based on data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN); the methodology report, updated for 2010; a glossary of terms updated for 2010, and a guide to the DAWN ED trend tables (data...

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

Includes the annual report with national estimates of drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for 2011, based on data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN); the methodology report, updated for 2011; a glossary of terms updated for 2011, and a guide to the DAWN trend tables (data tables).

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2004-2010
Report Type: Annual Report

This publication presents national estimates of drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for 2010, based on data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN). Also presented are comparisons of 2010 estimates with those for 2004, 2008 and 2009. Chapter topics include overall drug misuse and abuse, illicit drugs, alcohol...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2008-2011
Report Type: Data Table

Excel file with estimates, rates, relative standard errors, trends and confidence intervals, covering 2008-2011 for emergency department visits involving adverse reactions in the Miami metropolitan area, Fort Lauderdale division. It includes ED visits in which an adverse health consequence (e.g., side effects or an allergic reaction) resulted when taking prescription...

Part of the Miami - Fort Lauderdale Div Collection
DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2004-2011
Report Type: Data Table

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...

Part of the National Tables Collection
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...