"Drug Overdose" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Accidental or deliberate use of a medication or street drug in excess of normal dosage.
- Drug Overdose
- Drug Overdoses
- Overdose, Drug
- Overdoses, Drug
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Drug Overdose" by people in Profiles.
I Don't Believe a Person Has to Die When Trying to Get High: Overdose Prevention and Response Strategies in Rural Illinois. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023 Jan 16; 20(2).
Targeted virtual opioid overdose education and naloxone distribution in overdose hotspots for older adults during COVID-19. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 11; 70(11):E26-E29.
The Rural Opioid Initiative Consortium description: providing evidence to Understand the Fourth Wave of the Opioid Crisis. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2022 Jul 26; 17(1):38.
Structural and community changes during COVID-19 and their effects on overdose precursors among rural people who use drugs: a mixed-methods analysis. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2022 04 25; 17(1):24.
Associations of opioid prescription dose and discontinuation with risk of substance-related morbidity in long-term opioid therapy. Pain. 2022 04 01; 163(4):e588-e595.
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Drug Use Behaviors, Fentanyl Exposure, and Harm Reduction Service Support among People Who Use Drugs in Rural Settings. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 02 16; 19(4).
Overdose-Attributable Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in the United States (2017 to 2019). Am J Cardiol. 2022 01 01; 162:200-201.
Concomitant opioid and benzodiazepine use and risk of suicide attempt and intentional self-harm: Pharmacoepidemiologic study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 11 01; 228:109046.
Point-of-care naloxone distribution in the emergency department: A pilot study. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2021 02 08; 78(4):360-366.
Presence of opioid safety initiatives, prescribing patterns for opioid and naloxone, and perceived barriers to prescribing naloxone: Cross-sectional survey results based on practice type, scope, and location. J Opioid Manag. 2021 Jan-Feb; 17(1):19-38.