Topic: protocol 23

Potential Exposure with Dr. Mike McEvoy

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode43-2019-02-28-MikeMcEvoy_BB_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:52 — 21.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Dr. Mike McEvoy, EMS Coordinator for Saratoga County. They discuss common myths about bystander and responder potential for opioid exposure, the symptoms of an opioid overdose, and how to keep callers...

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Emergency Medical Dispatch Identification of Opioid Overdose and Frequency of NARCAN Administration on Scene

Opioid overdoses have reached critical proportions in the United States of America (USA or US) and worldwide. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that more than 90 Americans die every day from opioid overdose, and the epidemic was recently declared a national public health emergency. One response to the crisis has been to increase the availability of naloxone HCl (commonly referred to by the brand name NARCAN), a treatment that reverses the effects of opioid...

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