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Prescription Opioids Involved in Most Overdoses Seen in EDs

2014 30 Oct

Researchers have analysed data on US hospital emergency department visits for opioid overdoses and found that the largest portion of the overdoses (67.8 percent) involved prescription opioids, followed by heroin, other unspecified opioids and multiple opioids. The findings have been published by JAMA Internal Medicine . According to available data,... Read more