Year: 1976 Source: American Journal of Drug & Alcohol Abuse, v.3, no.4, (1976), p.605-619 SIEC No: 19850741

The incidence & patterns of drug overdose admissions to the University of Michigan Medical Center Emergency Suite were studied for the first 3 months of each year from 1956 to 1970. Among variables investigated with regard to age, sex, & time comparisons were types of drugs used, purpose of ingestions, medical condition on arrival, disposition after emergency care, & history of treatment for emotional problems.