Intranasal naloxone for the treatment of suspected heroin overdose.

  title={Intranasal naloxone for the treatment of suspected heroin overdose.},
  author={Debra Kerr and Paul M Dietze and A M Kelly},
  volume={103 3},
AIMS This paper reviews available literature regarding the effectiveness, safety and utility of intranasal (i.n.) naloxone for the treatment of heroin overdose. METHODS Scientific literature in the form of published articles during the period January 1984 to August 2007 were identified by searching several databases including Medline, Cinahl and Embase for the following terms: naloxone, narcan, intranasal, nose. The data extracted included study design, patient selection, numbers, outcomes… CONTINUE READING

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