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Erratum to: A cohort study examining emergency department visits and hospital admissions among people who use drugs in Ottawa, Canada

  • Claire E. Kendall1Email author,
  • Lisa M. Boucher1,
  • Amy E. Mark2,
  • Alana Martin3,
  • Zack Marshall4,
  • Rob Boyd5,
  • Pam Oickle6,
  • Nicola Diliso7,
  • Dave Pineau7,
  • Brad Renaud7,
  • Tiffany Rose7,
  • Sean LeBlanc7, 8,
  • Mark Tyndall9,
  • Olivia M. Lee10 and
  • Ahmed M. Bayoumi2, 11, 12
Harm Reduction Journal201714:42

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-017-0169-7

Received: 25 May 2017

Accepted: 22 June 2017

Published: 3 July 2017

The original article was published in Harm Reduction Journal 2017 14:16

Erratum

Upon publication of the original article [1], it was noticed that an error occurred at the beginning of the Methods section. This originally appeared as:

“Among the 3500 to 600 people who use drugs in Ottawa, rates of Hepatitis C and HIV are among the highest of any major Canadian city Among Ottawa’s the 3500 to 6000 people who use drugs in Ottawa, rates of Hepatitis C and HIV are among the highest of any major Canadian city [3]”

This has now been updated to:

“Among the 3500 to 6000 people who use drugs in Ottawa, rates of Hepatitis C and HIV are among the highest of any major Canadian city [3].”

Notes

Declarations

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Bruyère Research Institute
(2)
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Ottawa Hospital
(3)
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
(4)
Social Development Studies and School of Social Work, Renison University College-University of Waterloo
(5)
Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
(6)
Ottawa Public Health
(7)
PROUD Community Advisory Committee
(8)
Drug Users Advocacy League
(9)
BC Centre for Disease Control
(10)
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
(11)
Centre for Urban Health Solutions, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and Division of General Internal Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital
(12)
Department of Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Reference

  1. Kendall CE. A cohort study examining emergency department visits and hospital admissions among people who use drugs in Ottawa, Canada. Harm Reduction Journal. 2017;14:16. doi:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-017-0143-4.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar

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