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Attorney General Calls Heroin a ‘Growing Public Health Crisis’

At least 17 states and the District of Columbia allow the public to administer Narcan.

Posted Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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Debate Grows Over Public Administration of Narcan

17 states and the District of Columbia allow public use.

Posted Monday, March 3, 2014

Pilot Program Allows Wisconsin Firefighters to Administer Naloxone

Training on delivering Narcan is still debated by officials.

Posted Wednesday, November 13, 2013

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Young Patient is Unresponsive with a Slow Heart Rate

A 3-year-old is unresponsive with a slow heart rate and no respiratory problems.

Posted Tuesday, April 23, 2013

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Studies Compare Methods of Medication Administration & Patient Transport

Evidence points to IN over IV use in certain circumstances; unusual data on transport methods.

Posted Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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Is Nebulized Naloxone a Safe & Effective Treatment for Suspected Opioid Overdose?

Retrospective analysis of cases of naloxone administration via a nebulizer supports its use as a treatment for suspected opioid overdose.

Posted Friday, December 7, 2012

Narcan Use Rises in Iowa as Well as Number of Patients Treated for Heroin Abuse

Hospitals and EMS crews see a rise in the number of treated patients.

Posted Monday, August 27, 2012

Officials Debate over Drug-Overdose Antidote Being Put in Addicts' Hands

Some say it saves lives and others say it makes addicts less likely to seek help.

Posted Friday, April 27, 2012


 

 

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