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Correlation Between Opioid Overdoses With Alcohol, Benzodiazepine Use


May 13, 2020

phpMarco Tori, MD, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, discusses why alcohol and benzodiazepine co-involvement was common among opioid overdose-related deaths. 

 

Reference:

Tori ME, Larochelle MR, Naimi TS. Alcohol or Benzodiazepine Co-involvement With Opioid Overdose Deaths in the United States, 1999-2017. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(4):e202361. Published 2020 Apr 1. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.2361

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