overdose

Report

24 Jul 2017
174

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.

Journal article

11 Dec 2016
136

Background: Prescription drug abuse is a rising problem in Australia and pharmaceutical drugs have been the most frequent contributors to overdose deaths in Victoria in recent years.

Objective/s : The objectives of this article are to examine the main prescription drugs contributing...

Report

5 Oct 2015
127

Examines trends in codeine-related mortality rates in Australia, and the clinical and toxicological characteristics of codeine-related deaths.

Abstract Objectives: To examine trends in codeine-related mortality rates in Australia, and the clinical and toxicological characteristics of codeine-related deaths.

Design and setting: Analysis...

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