Gender Differences in Emergency Department Visits and Detox Referrals for Illicit and Nonmedical Use of Opioids

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INTRODUCTION Visits to the emergency department (ED) for use of illicit drugs and opioids have increased in the past decade. In the ED, little is known about how gender may play a role in drug-related visits and referrals to treatment. This study performs gender-based comparison analyses of drug-related ED visits nationwide. METHODS We performed a cross… (More)
DOI: 10.5811/westjem.2016.2.29425

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@inproceedings{Ryoo2016GenderDI, title={Gender Differences in Emergency Department Visits and Detox Referrals for Illicit and Nonmedical Use of Opioids}, author={Hyeon-Ju Ryoo and Esther K. Choo}, booktitle={The western journal of emergency medicine}, year={2016} }