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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. [EMCDDA] (2014) Perspectives on drugs: Emergency health consequences of cocaine use in Europe. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. 5 p.

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Several thousands of cocaine-related emergencies are reported in Europe every year, representing a considerable burden on services. In this analysis, the EMCDDA studies the type of cocaine-related problems reported and the potential of using hospital emergency data for monitoring acute problems associated with this drug.

1. Analysis
2. Video
3. Facts and figures
4. A vignette of typical victims


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Cocaine
Intervention Type:AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:EMCDDA
Date:May 2014
Pages:5 p.
Publisher:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Corporate Creators:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication:Lisbon
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:B Drugs and alcohol substances > Cocaine
G Health and disease > State of health
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Care by type of problem > emergency care
VA Geographic area > Europe

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