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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.

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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.


Date:2007
Call No:PB6.12.2.4, VH4.4
Pages:39 p.
Publisher:National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse
Place of Publication:London
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Accession Number:HRB 4666 (Available)
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Subjects:P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Drug use > Drug intoxication > Poisoning (overdose)
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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