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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. [EMCDDA] Monitoring hospital emergencies and acute drug toxicity in Europe: Euro-DEN Plus network expands reach by welcoming eight new centres. (09 Mar 2017)

URL: http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/news/2017/fs2/euro-den...

Data from hospital emergency departments show that every year in Europe thousands of individuals experience drug-related toxicity and other harms, resulting in emergency presentations to hospital (1). Supported by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA), the European Drug Emergencies Network (Euro-DEN Plus) monitors drug-related emergency presentations across Europe to provide unique insight into acute health harms related to drug use (2). In the course of 2017, the network will be expanding its reach by collecting data from new hospital ‘sentinel’ centres in eight European cities.........

 

Item Type:News
Source:EMCDDA
Date:9 March 2017
Corporate Creators:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
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Subjects:G Health and disease > Drugs and alcohol disorder > Drug use > Drug intoxication > Drugs and alcohol poisoning (overdose)
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

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