Sex Differences in Prevalence of Emergency Department Patient Substance Use.

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Clinical therapeutics, ISSN: 1879-114X, Vol: 40, Issue: 2, Page: 197-203

Publication Year:
2018
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Repository URL:
https://scholarlyworks.lvhn.org/emergency-medicine/514
PMID:
29336846
DOI:
10.1016/j.clinthera.2017.12.013
Author(s):
Cannon, Robert D., DO; Beauchamp, Gillian A., MD; Roth, Paige, LSW; Stephens, Jennifer, DO; Burmeister, David B, DO, FACEP, CPE; Richardson, David M, MD; Balbi, Alanna, BS; Park, Tennessee, BA; Dusza, Stephen W, DrPH; Greenberg, Marna R, DO, MPH, FACEP
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
Tags:
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics; Medicine; opioids; prevalence; sex differences; substance use; Emergency Medicine; Internal Medicine
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article description
Substance use and misuse is prevalent in emergency department (ED) populations. While the prevalence of substance use and misuse is reported, sex-specific trends in ED populations have not been documented. We set out to determine the sex-specific prevalence of ED patient substance use during this current epidemic.