Risk of traffic accident injury after a prescription for a benzodiazepine.


The objective of this study was to assess the risk of hospitalization for injuries received in traffic accidents after a first prescription for benzodiazepines (BZD) was filled. Saskatchewan Health supplied study populations of 78,000 adults who received BZD hypnotics, 148,000 who received BZD anxiolytics, and 98,000 control subjects. These populations were… (More)


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