Wednesday, June 7, 2017

PubMed Updates HAVE MOVED!!!

Hi everyone! 

Prescribe To Prevent and the Overdose Prevention Alliance have joined forces and you can now find PubMed Updates on overdose-related scientific literature here on P2P.

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Happy learning!

Sunday, February 5, 2017

PubMed Update December 2016 / January 2017

49 in two months. Enjoy!

Tomassoni AJ, Hawk KF, Jubanyik K, Nogee DP, Durant T, Lynch KL, Patel R, Dinh D, Ulrich A, D'Onofrio G.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017 Feb 3;66(4):107-111. doi: 10.15585/mm6604a4.
Comments: Nice description of an outbreak of and public health response to insufflated fentanyl causing severe overdose.

Kobayashi L, Green TC, Bowman SE, Ray MC, McKenzie MS, Rich JD.
Simul Healthc. 2017 Feb;12(1):22-27. doi: 10.1097/SIH.0000000000000182.
Comments: Interesting and rigorous way to evaluate overdose knowledge after naloxone provision.

Tylleskar I, Skulberg AK, Nilsen T, Skarra S, Jansook P, Dale O.
Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2017 Jan 31. doi: 10.1007/s00228-016-2191-1. [Epub ahead of print]
Comments: Data from another nasal naloxone in development.

Eggleston W, Clemency BM.
Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017 Jan 31:1-3. doi: 10.1080/15563650.2017.1284336. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Comments: Authors note that data on the safety of discharging patients after an hour of observation may not apply in the current era of synthetic opioids.

Freeman PR, Goodin A, Troske S, Strahl A, Fallin A, Green TC.
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2017 Jan 28. pii: S1544-3191(16)31004-4. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2016.12.064. [Epub ahead of print]
Comments: Mixed opinions.

Lancaster K, Treloar C, Ritter A.
Health (London). 2017 Jan 1:1363459316688520. doi: 10.1177/1363459316688520. [Epub ahead of print]
Comments: Interesting article on whose knowledge matters.