Five-year trends in self-reported recreational drugs associated with presentation to a UK emergency department with suspected drug-related toxicity.

@article{Wood2013FiveyearTI,
  title={Five-year trends in self-reported recreational drugs associated with presentation to a UK emergency department with suspected drug-related toxicity.},
  author={David C. M. Wood and Shaun L Greene and Paul Ivor Dargan},
  journal={European journal of emergency medicine : official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={263-7}
}
OBJECTIVE User surveys show that there have been significant changes over the last decade in the recreational drugs that are available and being used. This study aims to determine whether there have been similar trends in the drug(s) used by individuals presenting to the emergency department (ED) with acute recreational drug toxicity. METHODS Data on all poisoned patients presenting to our large inner-city ED are recorded prospectively on a dedicated clinical toxicology database… CONTINUE READING