Overdose deaths following previous non-fatal heroin overdose: Record linkage of ambulance attendance and death registry data

Mark Stoove, Paul Mark Dietze, Damien John Jolley

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    Abstract

    Experiencing previous non-fatal overdoses have been identified as a predictor of subsequent non-fatal overdoses; however, few studies have investigated the association between previous non-fatal overdose experiences and overdose mortality. We examined overdose mortality among injecting drug users who had previously been attended by an ambulance for a non-fatal heroin overdose
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)347 - 352
    Number of pages6
    JournalDrug and Alcohol Review
    Volume28
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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