A systematic review of community opioid overdose prevention and naloxone distribution programs.

@article{Clark2014ASR,
  title={A systematic review of community opioid overdose prevention and naloxone distribution programs.},
  author={Angela K Clark and Christine M Wilder and Erin L. Winstanley},
  journal={Journal of addiction medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={153-63}
}
Community-based opioid overdose prevention programs (OOPPs) that include the distribution of naloxone have increased in response to alarmingly high overdose rates in recent years. This systematic review describes the current state of the literature on OOPPs, with particular focus on the effectiveness of these programs. We used systematic search criteria to identify relevant articles, which we abstracted and assigned a quality assessment score. Nineteen articles evaluating OOPPs met the search… CONTINUE READING

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