142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Prescription Drug Abuse; Surveillance and Prevention

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Objectives: Explain and analyze how prescription drug abuse pattens can be identified. Discuss implementation projects designed to identify and minimize the risk of prescription drug abuse. Describe how the adverse effect of prescription drugs can be decreased.

Development and Design of the Prescription Behavior Surveillance System (PBSS): Preliminary Results
Gail Strickler, Ph.D., Peter Kreiner, PhD, Lee Panas, M.S., Erin Doyle, M.S., Christopher Jones, PharmD and Leonard Paulozzi, MD, MPH
Intentional Abuse of Select Opioids Reported to a Single Poison Center
Priyanka Vakkalanka, Sc.M., Lewis Hardison, D.O. and Christopher Holstege, M.D.

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, Medical Care Section

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)