Intranasal and intramuscular naloxone for opioid overdose in the pre-hospital setting : a review of comparative clinical and cost-effectiveness, and guidelines

The purpose of this review is to provide evidence on the comparative clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of the various formulations and delivery mechanisms of naloxone for the treatment of opioid poisoning. Clinical practice guidelines will also be examined

Main Authors: Peprah, Kwakye, Frey, Nina (Author)
Corporate Author: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Rapid Response Service
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ottawa Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health March 16, 2017, 2017
Edition:Version 1.0
Series:Rapid response report: summary with critical appraisal
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The purpose of this review is to provide evidence on the comparative clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of the various formulations and delivery mechanisms of naloxone for the treatment of opioid poisoning. Clinical practice guidelines will also be examined
Physical Description:1 PDF file (31 pages) illustrations