Opioid adverse event

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UNIT BASED INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM APPROACH TO IMPLEMENTING A NALOXONE PRESCRIPTION UPON HOSPITAL DISCHARGE

Background: An estimated 68,000 Americans died of opioid-related overdoses between March 2017-2018. In Monroe County NY heroin/fentanyl deaths are up 200% from 2015- 2017. Guidelines recommending naloxone co-prescription for high-risk patients on opioid pain medications [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:46+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on UNIT BASED INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM APPROACH TO IMPLEMENTING A NALOXONE PRESCRIPTION UPON HOSPITAL DISCHARGE