23 for this month! Lots of interesting stuff, from large-scale epidemiology to randomized controlled trials.
1) Pharmacokinetic Properties and Human Use Characteristics of an FDA Approved IntranasalNaloxone Product for the Treatment of Opioid Overdose.
Krieter P, Chiang N, Gyaw S, Skolnick P, Crystal R, Keegan F, Aker J, Beck M, Harris J.
J Clin Pharmacol. 2016 May 5. doi: 10.1002/jcph.759. [Epub ahead of print]
Comment: Details on the pharmacokinetics and usability studies for the new nasal device.
2) The use of public health infrastructure probably the best strategy for national and large-scalenaloxone distribution programmes.
Madah-Amiri D, Clausen T.
Addiction. 2016 May 3. doi: 10.1111/add.13400. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Comment: Large-scale naloxone requires public health support.
Wilkerson RG, Kim HK, Windsor TA, Mareiniss DP.
Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2016 May;34(2):e1-e23. doi: 10.1016/j.emc.2015.11.002. Epub 2016 Feb 17. Review.
Comment: Focuses on risk factors for problematic opioid use and naloxone.