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Should Naloxone Be Available to All First Responders?

Questions to ask when considering expanding the use of naloxone.

Posted Monday, August 11, 2014

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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

FDA to Hold Hearing on Naxolone Use

Officials will consider making the drug more available outside of conventional medical settings to treat common overdoses.

Posted Thursday, April 12, 2012


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