Drug Overdose

Known as: Overdoses, Drug, Overdose, Drug Overdoses 
Accidental or deliberate use of a medication or street drug in excess of normal dosage.
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
The United States is experiencing an epidemic of drug overdose (poisoning) deaths. Since 2000, the rate of deaths from drug… (More)
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
The U.S. opioid epidemic is continuing, and drug overdose deaths nearly tripled during 1999-2014. Among 47,055 drug overdose… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
risk reduction, be it cancer risk, cardiovascular risk, or progression of COPD. This potentially makes a negative outcome of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
In 2007, approximately 27,000 unintentional drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States, one death every 19 minutes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
CONTEXT The rate of prescription opioid-related overdose death increased substantially in the United States over the past decade… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Overdose deaths involving opioid pain relievers (OPR), also known as opioid analgesics, have increased and now exceed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVE Drug overdoses resulting from the abuse of prescription opioid analgesics and other controlled substances have… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Adverse drug events are important preventable causes of hospitalization in older adults. However, nationally… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
CONTEXT Use and abuse of prescription narcotic analgesics have increased dramatically in the United States since 1990. The effect… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To estimate the incidence of serious and fatal adverse drug reactions (ADR) in hospital patients. DATA SOURCES Four… (More)
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