Guides and Meeting Reports
- Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Opioid Overdose: What’s Working in the United Statespdf icon
This resource consolidates the best evidence currently available for implementing overdose prevention strategies with demonstrated feasibility in the United States. It offers community leaders, local and regional organizers, non-profit groups, law enforcement, public health, and members of the public relevant research and examples of use in the field.
Prescription Drug Overdose Data & Statistics Guide to ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 Codes Related to Poisoning and Painpdf icon
This guide provides a list of the International Classification of Disease (ICD) version 10 (ICD-10) and the ICD version 9 Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) codes for poisoning and pain. This list can be used to query databases featuring either morbidity (ICD-9-CM) or mortality (ICD-10) data.
Prescription Drug Overdose Data & Statistics Guide: CDC WONDER Multiple Causes of Death Datasetpdf icon
This guide provides an overview of the steps to query Multiple Causes of Death data in CDC WONDER. CDC WONDER (Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research) is a data system that provides public-use data sets about mortality (deaths), cancer incidence, HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, vaccinations, natality (births), census data and many other health outcomes. Multiple Causes of Death (MCOD) mortality data are based on death certificates for U.S. residents. Each death certificate contains underlying cause and up to twenty multiple causes of death and demographic data.
From Epi to Policy: Prescription Drug Overdose: State Health Department Training and Technical Assistance Meetingpdf icon
This report was prepared to summarize a meeting of health officials from 15 states funded to receive training on how to take what we know about the epidemic of Prescription Drug Overdose and turn it into effective action. The meeting sought to combine CDC’s research and epidemiology on prescription drug overdose with real-world discussions of the challenges and successes states have faced in confronting the epidemic. (Atlanta, Georgia, April 22-23, 2013)
Patient Review and Restriction Programs: Lessons learned from state Medicaid programspdf icon
This report is a summary of an expert meeting to examine current practices of Patient Review and Restriction (PRR) programs and share insights about the operation of such programs to prevent prescription drug abuse, diversion, and overdose. (CDC Expert Panel Meeting Report, Atlanta, Georgia, August 27-28, 2012)