Development and process evaluation of an educational intervention for overdose prevention and naloxone distribution by general practice trainees

@inproceedings{Klimas2015DevelopmentAP,
  title={Development and process evaluation of an educational intervention for overdose prevention and naloxone distribution by general practice trainees},
  author={Jan Klimas and Mairead Egan and Helen Tobin and Neil J Coleman and Gerard Bury},
  booktitle={BMC medical education},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Overdose is the most common cause of fatalities among opioid users. Naloxone is a life-saving medication for reversing opioid overdose. In Ireland, it is currently available to ambulance and emergency care services, but General Practitioners (GP) are in regular contact with opioid users and their families. This positions them to provide naloxone themselves or to instruct patients how to use it. The new Clinical Practice Guidelines of the Pre-hospital Emergency Care Council of Ireland… CONTINUE READING
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