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
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- Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics; Medicine; opioids; prevalence; sex differences; substance use; Emergency Medicine; Internal Medicine
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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.