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Opioid-related deaths in Alberta in 2017 : review of medical examiner data

Description

Alberta Health undertook a review of the Chief Medical Examiner's case files on all unintentional opioid-related deaths in 2017, supplemented by administrative data from Alberta Health. The purpose of the review was to learn more about the people dying from opioid-related deaths and the circumstances of those deaths, and to identify trends and inform potential interventions to help stem the increasing number of opioid-related deaths in Alberta.

Updated

July 8, 2019

Tags
Chief Medical Examiner carfentanil cocaine drug overdoses drug use fentanyl methamphetamine narcotics opioid fatalities opioids public health surveillance

Title and publication information

Type
Report
Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Creator
Health
Publisher

Health

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Resource Dates

Date Created

2019-07-08

Date Added

2019-07-08T18:15:20.172378

Date Modified

2019-07-08

Date Issued

2019-07-08

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460143421

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Health. Analytics and Performance Reporting