Thursday, December 12, 2013; 10:30 – 10:50am
Grand Ballroom E
Katherine Harmon, Injury Prevention Research Center
The United States is in the midst of a drug overdose epidemic, primarily due to opioid analgesics. Emergency department data are an important source of morbidity data for public health surveillance. This population-based study will describe visits to North Carolina emergency departments for drug, and more specifically, opioid overdoses.
Online Journal of Public Health Informatics. 2014; 6(1).
*2013 Outstanding Student Abstract Award winner. Learn more.