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[thejournal.ie] , Sheils McNamee, Michael Heroin the number one drug for hospital admissions as 'legal high' use grows. (04 Aug 2016)

URL: http://www.thejournal.ie/hospital-admissions-drugs...

Heroin is the number one drug for emergency department admissions in Europe, new research has shown.

Out of the 10,956 presentations looked at in the study, 24% of those presenting were doing so in connection with heroin or opioid use.........

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Item Type:News
Source:thejournal.ie
Date:4 August 2016
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Subjects:B Drugs and alcohol substances > Opioids (opiates) > Heroin
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Care by type of problem > emergency care
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Hospital
VA Geographic area > Europe
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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