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Bury, Gerard (2015) Take home naloxone for Ireland. Irish Medical Journal , 108 , (3) .

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In 2011 more people died in Ireland from opiate overdose (211) than in road accidents (186). Neither toll is acceptable and both figures conceal great sadness and loss. However, a key difference between them is that while road safety has rightly become a national and societal priority for action, virtually nothing is being done about deaths from opiate overdose.

Item Type:Article
Publisher:Irish Medical Organisation
Accession Number:HRB (Available)
Subjects:B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Opioid product > Naloxone
L Social psychology and related concepts > Social context > Community environment
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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