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Nonfatal Drug and Polydrug Overdoses Treated in Emergency Departments — 29 States, 2018–2019

Description
Reports on changes in rates and proportions of suspected nonfatal drug and polydrug overdoses treated in the emergency department (ED) between 2018 and 2019, based on data from 29 states. Includes data for urban and rural counties on ED visits for opioids, cocaine, amphetamines, and benzodiazepines, as well as for opioids in combination with each of the other types of drugs.
Author(s)
Stephen Liu, Lawrence Scholl, Brooke Hoots, Puja Seth
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(34), 1149-1155
Date
08/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Emergency department and urgent care services · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug misuse · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data