Worldwide Prevalence and Trends in Unintentional Drug Overdose: A Systematic Review of the Literature.

@article{Martins2015WorldwidePA,
  title={Worldwide Prevalence and Trends in Unintentional Drug Overdose: A Systematic Review of the Literature.},
  author={Silvia Saboia Martins and Laura L. Sampson and Magdalena Cerd{\'a} and Sandro Galea},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2015},
  volume={105 11},
  pages={
          2373
        }
}
BACKGROUND Drug overdose is an important, yet an inadequately understood, public health problem. Global attention to unintentional drug overdose has been limited by comparison with the scope of the problem. There has been a substantial increase in drug overdose incidence and prevalence in several countries worldwide over the past decade, contributing to both increased costs and mortality. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to systematically synthesize the peer-reviewed literature to… CONTINUE READING

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