More and more children in America are poisoned with the opioids prescribed by doctors

More and more children in America are poisoned with the opioids prescribed by doctors
Teenagers are most subject to risk of opioid poisoning, but the number of children of younger age which they have got poisoned with such medicines has grown up twice from 1997 to 2012, shows a new research.

The share of the children hospitalized because of poisoning with opioid medicines during this period has increased with 0,86 by 100 thousand to 2,62 on 100 thousand. The author of a research, the post-doctoral candidate of school of public health care of Yale University Julie Gaither declares that opioids are present almost at each house today, and children can reach them.

The research has been published in JAMA Pediatrics, it has captured more than 13000 hospital records from 1997 to 2012. According to the author, small children get poisoning with medicines, taking them for candies, especially if drugs are released in the form of the flavored lollipops.

Unlike children of younger group, teenagers take such pill consciously therefore they are more subject to risk of overdose. In 2012 10,17 of 100 000 teenagers have been hospitalized because of opioid poisoning.скачать dle 10.6фильмы бесплатно

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