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Hickman, Matthew and Carrivick, Sandra and Cusick, Linda and Zador, Deborah and Paterson, Susan and Hunt, Neil (2007) A taxonomy of preventability of overdose death: a multi-method study. London: National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse. Research briefing 23.

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The study aims to provide a description and taxonomy of overdose deaths and their preventability. It utilises qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis strategies. Quantitative data was derived from coroners’ files and the circumstances of death. Qualitative data was taken from witness statements and overdose stories told by drug users. This data was checked by an expert panel of drug user analysts.


Item Type
Report
Publication Type
International, Report
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco), Opioid
Intervention Type
Harm reduction
Date
2007
Identification #
Research briefing 23
Call No
PB6.12.2.4, VH4.4
Pages
39 p.
Publisher
National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse
Place of Publication
London
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 4666 (Available)

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