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Most emergency department 'super-frequent users' have substance abuse addiction

A vast majority of so-called ?super-frequent user? patients who seek care in the Emergency Department (ED) have a substance abuse addiction, according to a study. A patient is considered a super-frequent user who visits the ED at least 10 times a year. Researchers also found that super-frequent users seeking pain-relief narcotics were more common with women.
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