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Weekly dose: Naloxone, how to save a life from opioid overdose (2016)

Author

Nielsen S, Lenton S

Publisher

The Conversation

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N/A

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Electronic source

 

Description

This web resource outlines how naloxone can be used as an antidote for opioid overdose including overdose from:

Naloxone may be administered by a trained lay person in an emergency to prevent overdose death. Since February 2016 in Australia, naloxone has been available for sale in pharmacies without needing a prescription.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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The Conversation
editorial@theconversation.edu.au

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Last updated: 27 June 2017
 
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