Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada, Vol 38, No 9, September 2018

Volume 38 · Number 9 · September 2018

Special Issue: The Opioid Crisis in Canada - Enhancing Knowledge to Support Action, Part II

Guest Editor: Fiona Kouyoumdjian

Table of Contents

  1. Commentary – Broadening our understanding of Canada's epidemics of pharmaceutical and contaminated street drug opioid-related overdoses
    Dr. Robert Strang
  2. General note about the special issue
  3. At-a-glance – Opioid surveillance: monitoring and responding to the evolving crisis
    Kahina Abdesselam, Matthew James Dann, Ramona Alwis, Julie Laroche, Samuel Ileka-Priouzeau
  4. Sentinel surveillance of suspected opioid-related poisonings and injuries: trends and context derived from the electronic Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program, March 2011 to June 2017
    Minh T. Do, Vicky C. Chang, Semra Tibebu, Wendy Thompson, Anne-Marie Ugnat
  5. Patterns of health care utilization among people who overdosed from illegal drugs: a descriptive analysis using the BC Provincial Overdose Cohort
    Michael C. Otterstatter, Alexis Crabtree, Sabina Dobrer, Brooke Kinniburgh, Salman Klar, Anthony Leamon, Jennifer May-Hadford, Christopher Mill, Mina Park, Andrew W. Tu, Lu Zheng
  6. At-a-glance – Concurrent monitoring of opioid prescribing practices and opioid-related deaths: the context in Nova Scotia, Canada
    Emily Schleihauf, Kirstin Crabtree, Carolyn Dohoo, Sarah Fleming, Heather McPeake, Matthew Bowes
  7. At-a-glance – What can paramedic data tell us about the opioid crisis in Canada?
    Minh T. Do, Greg Furlong, Micah Rietschlin, Matthew Leyenaar, Michael Nolan, Pierre Poirier, Brian Field, Wendy Thompson
  8. At-a-glance – The role of opioid toxicity in suicide deaths in Alberta, 2000 to 2016
    Elaine Y.L. Chan, Bruce M. McDonald, Elizabeth Brooks-Lim, Graham R. Jones, Kristin B. Klein, Lawrence W. Svenson
  9. Other PHAC publications

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