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Opioid Epidemic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Opioid Epidemic
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.290.200.300
Unique ID
D000080052
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000080052
Scope Note
Widespread use of OPIOIDS by disproportionately large numbers of individuals within a population, community, or region occurring within a relatively narrow window of time.
Entry Term(s)
Epidemic, Opioid
Opiate Epidemic
Opioid Crisis
NLM Classification #
WM 284
Previous Indexing
Opioid-Related Disorders (2011-2019)
Public MeSH Note
2020
History Note
2020
Date Established
2020/01/01
Date of Entry
2019/07/08
Revision Date
2019/05/03
Opioid Epidemic Preferred
Opioid Crisis Broader
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