Pilot Study Using Electronic Health Records from Hospital Emergency Departments to Monitor Drug Use Trends in Overdose Patients in the Baltimore Area
High Rates of Combined Usage of Methamphetamines with Opioids in Oregon Reveals Regional, Behavioral and Demographic Factors: An NDEWS HotSpot Study
Using Hospital Electronic Health Records to Monitor Drug Use Trends in Emergency Department Patients
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QUICK TAKEAWAY: Psychiatrist Robert L. DuPont, MD, has been campaigning against opioid addiction for 50 years. In a new Q&A, he says that the opioid crisis, “the defining epidemic of the 21st Century,” needs a “new narrative.”
The NDEWS Coordinating Center is sad to learn our esteemed friend and colleague, Dr. M. Douglas (Doug) Anglin, recently passed away. He was instrumental in establishing the UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center together with Dr. William McGlothlin. A distinguished NIDA scientist, Dr. Anglin did foundational work in addiction research.
CDEWS News presents highlights from the findings of the Community Drug Early Warning System (CDEWS). This inaugural issue provides a brief overview of the project. Download Issue 1 here.
NDEWS News: Synthetic Opioid Outbreak in Georgia; Value of Poison Control Centers for the Rapid Drug Detection
On June 5, 2017, the Georgia Poison Center (GPC) was notified by an emergency department (ED) doctor of five patients with similar respiratory and central nervous system symptoms.