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Amanda Roxburgh

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Opioid, amphetamine, and cocaine-induced deaths in Australia: August 2018

This bulletin reports on opioid, amphetamine, and cocaine-induced deaths in Australia up until 2016, as provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) using data from the National Coronial Information System (NCIS). Data for 2015 and 2016 are not final, as the ABS applies a...
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Accidental drug-induced deaths due to opioids in Australia, 2013

Just under 600 Australians between the ages of 15 and 54 died from accidental overdose of opioids, with the majority (70 per cent) being due to opioids other than heroin, including strong prescription painkillers.
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Estimating the number of regular and dependent methamphetamine users in Australia, 2002–2014

AbstractObjective: To estimate the number of regular and dependent methamphetamine users in Australia.
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Trends and characteristics of accidental and intentional codeine overdose deaths in Australia

Examines trends in codeine-related mortality rates in Australia, and the clinical and toxicological characteristics of codeine-related deaths. AbstractObjectives: To examine trends in codeine-related mortality rates in Australia, and the clinical and toxicological characteristics of codeine-related deaths. Design and setting: Analysis of prospectively collected data from...