Prescribing of opioid analgesics and related mortality before and after the introduction of long-acting oxycodone
- USSR Letter: Infant mortality in the Soviet Union. Ryan, Michael // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/19/1988, Vol. 296 Issue 6625, p850
Investigates the rate of infant mortality in the Soviet Union. Failure to provide key social indicators of mortality; Consideration on the quality of social, economic, and environmental conditions; Use of time series analysis in the investigation.
- Coarse and fine particles and daily mortality in the Coachella Valley, California: a follow-up study. OSTRO, BART D; BROADWIN, R A C H E L; LIPSETT, MICHAEL J // Journal of Exposure Analysis & Environmental Epidemiology;Oct2000, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p412
Many epidemiological studies provide evidence of an association between ambient particles, measured as PM10, and daily mortality. Most of these studies have been conducted in urban areas where PM10 is highly correlated with and dominated by fine particles less than 2.5 ï¿½m in diameter...
- Ambient temperature and coronary heart disease mortality in Beijing, China: a time series study. Zhaoxing Tian; Shanshan Li; Jinliang Zhang; Jaakkola, Jouni J. K.; Yuming Guo // Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source;2012, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p56
Background: Many studies have examined the association between ambient temperature and mortality. However, less evidence is available on the temperature effects on coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality, especially in China. In this study, we examined the relationship between ambient temperature...
- Oxycodone- and opioid-related deaths climb in Ontario. // Reactions Weekly;1/9/2010 Part 1 of 2, Issue 1283, p8
This article discusses research being done on opiod-related prescribing and mortality rates prior to and after the addition of long-acting oxycodone. It references a study by I. A. Dhalla et al., published in the December 8, 2009 issue of the "Canadian Medical Association Journal." The study...
- Effect of a centralized prescription network on inappropriate prescriptions for opioid analgesics and benzodiazepines. Dormuth, Colin R.; Miller, Tarita A.; Huang, Anjie; Mamdani, Muhammad M.; Juurlink, David N. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/6/2012, Vol. 184 Issue 16, pE852
Background: Opioid analgesics and benzo diazepines are often misused in clinical practice. We determined whether implementation of a centralized prescription network offering real-time access to patient-level data on filled prescriptions (PharmaNet) reduced the number of potentially...
- Prescription for Disaster. Chevat, Richie // Current Health 2;Nov2004, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p22
Discusses the dangers posed by misusing OxyContin, a prescription painkiller.
- Cause-specific mortality time series analysis: a general method to detect and correct for abrupt data production changes. // Population Health Metrics;2011, Vol. 9, p52
The article presents cause-specific mortality time series analysis to detect and correct for abrupt data production changes. It mentions that the analysis method is a subset of the AMIEHS (Avoidable Mortality in the European Union, toward better Indicators for the Effectiveness of Health...
- Time series methods for obtaining excess mortality attributable to influenza epidemics. Nunes, Baltazar; Natário, Isabel; Carvalho, M. Lucília // Statistical Methods in Medical Research;Aug2011, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p331
The occurrence of influenza epidemics during winters, in the northern hemisphere countries, is known to be associated with observed excess mortality for all causes. A large variety of methods have been developed in order to estimate, from weekly or monthly mortality time series, the number of...
- Queda dos homicÃdios em SÃ£o Paulo, Brasil: uma anÃ¡lise descritiva. Peres, Maria Fernanda Tourinho; Vicentin, Diego; Nery, Marcelo Batista; de Lima, Renato Sérgio; de Souza, Edinilsa Ramos; Cerda, Magdalena; Cardia, Nancy; Adorno, Sérgio // Pan American Journal of Public Health;Jan2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p17
No abstract available.