The authors reply regarding "Do heroin overdose patients require observation after receiving naloxone?"


CONTEXT Heroin use in the US has exploded in recent years, and heroin overdoses requiring naloxone are very common. After awakening, some heroin users refuse further treatment or transport to the hospital. These patients may be at risk for recurrent respiratory depression or pulmonary edema. In those transported to the emergency department, the duration of… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/15563650.2017.1284337