Validation of Criteria to Guide Prehospital Naloxone Administration for Drug-Related Altered Mental Status


We aimed to validate previously derived clinical criteria to predict successful prehospital response to naloxone in patients with altered mental status treated by EMS. We hypothesized that prehospital naloxone criteria would have high sensitivity for effective antidote response, but would be underutilized, in patients with drug-related altered mental status… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s13181-016-0549-5

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