Martha J Wunsch
Affiliation: University of Kentucky
- Opioid deaths in rural Virginia: a description of the high prevalence of accidental fatalities involving prescribed medicationsMartha J Wunsch
Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
Am J Addict 18:5-14. 2009..These rural prescription overdose deaths differ from urban illicit drug deaths, suggesting the need for different strategies in prevention, treatment, and intervention by clinicians and policymakers...
- Prescription drug abuse among prisoners in rural Southwestern VirginiaMartha J Wunsch
Edward Via Virginia College of Ostepathic Medicine, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
J Addict Dis 26:15-22. 2007..Longevity of abuse of these other drugs belies suggestions that OxyContin was acting as a "gateway" drug leading naïve users into addiction and risk of death...
- OxyContin use and misuse in three populations: substance abuse patients, pain patients, and criminal justice participantsMartha J Wunsch
Addiction Medicine, Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, VA, USA
J Opioid Manag 4:73-9. 2008..This study was designed to describe and compare individuals in rural Appalachia prescribed, abusing or diverting OxyContin a region with high rates of prescription medication abuse and misuse...