Catching up on 51 papers in 4 months. Did you miss me?
Rech MA, Donahey E, Cappiello Dziedzic JM, Oh L, Greenhalgh E.
Pharmacotherapy. 2014 Dec 4. doi: 10.1002/phar.1522. [Epub ahead of print]
Comment: Review of management of drug toxicities among novel, synthetic compounds.
Ray B, O'Donnell D, Kahre K.
Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Jan 1;146:107-10. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.10.026. Epub 2014 Nov 8.
Comment: Police officers like being trained to carry naloxone.
Robinson A, Wermeling DP.
Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2014 Dec 15;71(24):2129-35. doi: 10.2146/ajhp130798.
Comment: Review of intranasal naloxone for overdose reversal.
Dasgupta N, Creppage K, Austin A, Ringwalt C, Sanford C, Proescholdbell SK.
Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Dec 1;145:238-41. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.10.005. Epub 2014 Oct 18.
Comment: Heroin overdoses are increasing.
5) Brief overdose education can significantly increase accurate recognition of opioid overdose amongheroin users.
Jones JD, Roux P, Stancliff S, Matthews W, Comer SD.
Int J Drug Policy. 2014 Jan;25(1):166-70. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2013.05.006. Epub 2013 Jun 15.
Comment: Brief overdose training works for naloxone distribution. This is important because many places are requiring prolonged trainings that end up limiting access to those who are unable or unwilling to invest that degree of time.
Behar E, Santos GM, Wheeler E, Rowe C, Coffin PO.
Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Mar 1;148:209-12. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.12.009. Epub 2014 Dec 19.
Comment: Again, brief overdose training works for naloxone distribution.