Tag: naloxone

1. Pediatric unintentional opioid exposures decreased by more than 75% following the introduction of child-resistant unit-dose packaging (UDP). 2. More than 20% of unintentional buprenorphine-naloxone exposures in children <6 years were associated with moderate or severe outcomes.  Study Rundown: In the past 2 decades, unintentional pediatric opioid poisonings have increased in...
1. For reversing opioid overdose, intranasal naloxone of a higher concentration (2 mg/mL) seems to have a similar efficacy to intramuscular naloxone. 2. Lack of transport to a health care facility after successful naloxone reversal seems to be associated with low serious adverse events and death rates, but no comparisons...
In this section, we highlight the key high-impact studies, updates, and analyses published in medicine during the past week. Effect of a Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filter Plus Anticoagulation vs Anticoagulation Alone on Risk of Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism The placement of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters as an adjunct to anticoagulation...