Assessment and Management of Opioid Overdose

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Lecture Overview

In someone presenting with an opioid overdose, it is critical to remember that people do not die from not enough naloxone, but rather they die from not breathing. Maintenance of respiration is the single most important point to remember when managing these patients. This succinct yet informative talk will cover the essential points of overdose assessment and management, and is a must-watch for any critical care health professional.
Details
CPD7m of CPD
First Published06 April 2017
Updated06 April 2017
Expires
20 February 2019
Learning Tools
Topics
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Critical Care
Drugs
Emergency
Intensive Care