Ambulance calls to suspected overdoses: New South Wales patterns July 1997 to June 1999.

@article{Degenhardt2001AmbulanceCT,
  title={Ambulance calls to suspected overdoses: New South Wales patterns July 1997 to June 1999.},
  author={Louisa Degenhardt and Wayne Hall and Barbara-Ann Adelstein},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of public health},
  year={2001},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={
          447-50
        }
}
AIM Using data on New South Wales ambulance calls to suspected overdoses from July 1997 to June 1999 to: a) examine temporal and geographic trends in calls; and b) compare geographic patterns of fatal and non-fatal opioid overdose. METHOD The NSW Ambulance Service provided data on the occasions when an ambulance attended a person on whom the drug overdose/poisonings protocol was used, and to whom naloxone was administered. The geographic distribution of ambulance attendances was approximated… CONTINUE READING
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