Jan 31, 2017 | abuse

Naloxone Prescriptions for Overdose

 Outside of Misuse and Abuse

Opioid emergencies have risen with the increase in prescribing of opioids. It is imperative that prescribers of opioids know when to coprescribe naloxone therapy to their patients. It goes beyond the patient suspected of misuse and abuse. This presentation will focus on the patients you might not consider at risk for an opioid overdose. (Recorded at PAINWeek 2016)