Martha J Wunsch

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kentucky
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Opioid deaths in rural Virginia: a description of the high prevalence of accidental fatalities involving prescribed medications
    Martha J Wunsch
    Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Am J Addict 18:5-14. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug abuse among prisoners in rural Southwestern Virginia
    Martha J Wunsch
    Edward Via Virginia College of Ostepathic Medicine, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
    J Addict Dis 26:15-22. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint OxyContin use and misuse in three populations: substance abuse patients, pain patients, and criminal justice participants
    Martha J Wunsch
    Addiction Medicine, Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    J Opioid Manag 4:73-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc Opioid deaths in rural Virginia: a description of the high prevalence of accidental fatalities involving prescribed medications
    Martha 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug abuse among prisoners in rural Southwestern Virginia
    Martha 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint OxyContin use and misuse in three populations: substance abuse patients, pain patients, and criminal justice participants
    Martha 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...