Evidence-Based Guidelines for EMS Administration of Naloxone

April 16, 2020 by Mary

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Last modified April 15, 2020

From the Journal of Prehospital Emergency Care: The opioid crisis is a growing concern for Americans, and it has become the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States. An adjunct to respiratory support that can reduce this high mortality rate is the administration of naloxone by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) practitioners for patients with suspected opioid overdose.


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