Emergency radiologists see inner toll of opioid use disorders

Posted by - November 30, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteEmergency radiologists are seeing a high prevalence of patients with complications related to opioid use disorders, according to results from a 12-year study. Researchers said the findings underscore the need for radiologists to play a role in the care continuum for these patients.

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Opioid antidote naloxone: Gaps in knowledge

Posted by - November 27, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteA new systematic review of evidence by clinicians and researchers reveals important gaps in knowledge about the safety and effectiveness of widespread off-label use of naloxone among patients, families, friends and emergency responders. Naloxone rapidly reverses the effects of opioid overdose.

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