Trends in the Use of Buprenorphine in US Emergency Departments, 2002-2017

JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Oct 1;3(10):e2021209. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.21209.

Abstract

This cross-sectional study examines the trends in initiation of buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder during emergency department visits in the United States.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Buprenorphine / therapeutic use*
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Emergency Service, Hospital / organization & administration
  • Emergency Service, Hospital / trends*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Narcotic Antagonists / therapeutic use
  • Odds Ratio
  • Opiate Substitution Treatment / methods
  • Opiate Substitution Treatment / trends*
  • United States

Substances

  • Narcotic Antagonists
  • Buprenorphine