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Spring 2013

Central Nervous System: Stimulant Use on the Rise

Medications such as Adderall® and Ritalin® pose risks to work comp patients if not prescribed properly.

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SOURCES

1 -Schwarz, A. Drowned in a Stream of Prescriptions. The New York Times. February 2, 2013.
2 -Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. The DAWN Report: Highlights of the 2011 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) Findings on Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits. Rockville, MD. February 22, 2013
3 -Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. (January 24, 2013). The DAWN Report: Emergency Department Visits Involving Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Stimulant Medications. Rockville, MD.
4 -Clinical Pharmacology
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