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Rebound of overdose mortality in the European Union 2003-2005: findings from the 2008 EMCDDA Annual Report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19161718     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Drug overdose is an important cause of death among young adults in Europe. According to data reported by Member States to the EMCDDA, many of the European Union countries reported a rebound in the numbers of overdose deaths in 2003-2005, following decreases in almost all reporting countries in previous years (2000 to 2003). Further investigations are needed in order to clarify the factor driving these increases and inform policies and interventions aimed at reducing these deaths.
J Vicente; Isabelle Giraudon; J Matias; D Hedrich; L Wiessing
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-01-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Euro surveillance : bulletin Européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1560-7917     ISO Abbreviation:  Euro Surveill.     Publication Date:  2009 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-23     Completed Date:  2009-04-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100887452     Medline TA:  Euro Surveill     Country:  Sweden    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), Lisbon, Portugal.
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MeSH Terms
Disease Outbreaks / statistics & numerical data*
Drug Overdose
Drug Users / statistics & numerical data*
Europe / epidemiology
European Union / statistics & numerical data
Population Surveillance*
Risk Assessment / methods*
Risk Factors
Substance-Related Disorders / mortality*
Survival Analysis
Survival Rate
Erratum In:
Euro Surveill. 2009 Jan;14(3). pii: 19098

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