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Mandatory Reporting of Fatal and Nonfatal Opioid Overdoses in a Rural Public Health Department

Description
Describes a mandatory reporting initiative in rural Clallam County, Washington of fatal and nonfatal opioid overdoses. Offers data on reported cases from 2016-2017 including age, gender, participation in syringe exchanges, overdose characteristics, and public health services provided per case.
Author(s)
Christopher J. Frank, Siri E. Kushner, David A. Doran, Jeanette Stehr-Green
Citation
American Journal of Public Health, 108(12), 1646-1648
Date
12/2018
Type
Document
Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Prescription drug misuse · Public health · Statistics and data · Washington