Detecting a signal in the noise: Monitoring the global spread of novel psychoactive substances using media and other open source information

Matthew Young, C. Dubeau, Ornella Corazza

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Abstract

To determine the feasibility and utility of using media reports and other open-source information collected by the Global Public Health Intelligence Network (GPHIN), an event-based surveillance system operated by the Public Health Agency of Canada, to rapidly detect clusters of adverse drug events associated with ‘novel psychoactive substances’ (NPS) at the international level
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-326
JournalHuman Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental
Volume30
Issue number4
Early online date28 Jul 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015

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