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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
2018
Highly Cited
2018
The 63,632 drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2016 represented a 21.4% increase from 2015; two thirds of these deaths… 
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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… 
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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… 
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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… 
Review
2016
Review
2016
This guideline provides recommendations for primary care clinicians who are prescribing opioids for chronic pain outside of… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Overdose deaths involving opioid pain relievers (OPR), also known as opioid analgesics, have increased and now exceed… 
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Review
2010
Review
2010
BACKGROUND Long-term opioid therapy for chronic noncancer pain is becoming increasingly common in community practice. Concomitant… 
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… 
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To estimate the incidence of serious and fatal adverse drug reactions (ADR) in hospital patients. DATA SOURCES Four… 
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Review
1990
Review
1990
Dennis W. ChoiDepartment of Neurology, Stanford University, Stanford,California 94305Steven M. RothmanDepartments of Pediatrics…