Naloxone

New Jersey Expands Narcan Pilot Program Statewide

900 kits distributed to patrol stations and specialty units.

Posted Thursday, June 19, 2014

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More FDNY and NYPD Members to Carry Naloxone

Staten Island personnel will join paramedics already trained.

Posted Thursday, April 24, 2014

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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

Wisconsin Launches Naloxone Pilot Program

EMTs to be allowed to administer drug related to narcotic overdoses.

Posted Monday, January 13, 2014

Report Finds West Virginia Leads Nation in Drug Overdose Deaths

Study raises the issue of the state not allowing the administration of naloxone.

Posted Wednesday, October 9, 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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Elderly Diabetic Female with Altered Mental Status

An elderly diabetic female that has taken her medication still shows signs of low glucose, but also presents signs & symptoms of opioid overdose.

Posted Thursday, March 28, 2013

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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






 

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