Tuesday, December 6, 2016

PubMed Update October/November 2016

43 papers this round, and there are some goodies in here for sure (don't miss #38!). Given the number and varied issues addressed, I divided them up into topic areas and, given the number on naloxone, I divided up the naloxone topic areas as well.

Naloxone interventions

Primary care

Takeda MY, Katzman JG, Dole E, Bennett MH, Alchbli A, Duhigg D, Yonas H.
Subst Abus. 2016 Apr 19:1-6. [Epub ahead of print]
Comment: A pilot of naloxone co-prescribing.

Mueller SR, Koester S, Glanz JM, Gardner EM, Binswanger IA.
J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print]
Comment: Shows that naloxone for patients prescribed opioids must be appropriately framed.

Behar E, Rowe C, Santos GM, Coffa D, Turner C, Santos NC, Coffin PO.
J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print]
Comment: When actually implemented, providers really like adding naloxone to opioid-related care. One of five papers out of the Naloxone for Opioid Safety Evaluation of a naloxone co-prescribing study in San Francisco.