Table 5.

Distribution of Drug Use by Category and Venue*

DrugnHospital-Based Venue (n = 43)Nonhospital-Based Venue
(n = 28)
Unknown Venue
(n = 24)
Opioids381997
Benzodiazepines371899
Sedative/hypnotic45181611
Barbiturates21489
Intravenous anesthetic (ketamine)9810
Inhalation anesthetics130112
Local anesthetics14284
  • * Note that some patients received >1 medication making the totals greater than the number of patients. The route of administration was not available for all drugs.

  • P = NS compared with nonhospital-based vneue.

  • P = <.01 compared with hospital-based venue.