Management of Suspected Opioid Overdose with Naloxone by Emergency Medical Services Personnel: A Systematic Review
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Focus Population: People in Recovery from Substance Use
Topics: Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders
The purpose of this systematic review is to determine optimal doses, routes of administration, and dosing strategies of naloxone for suspected opioid overdose in out-of-hospital settings, and whether transport to a hospital following successful opioid overdose reversal with naloxone is necessary.