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Implementation of a naloxone rescue program creating university-aged first responders
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
- Type: Poster
- By: MACLEAN, Linda (Washington State University, College of Pharmacy, Spokane, United States)
- Co-author(s): Shannon Panther: College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Spokane, United States
Brenda Bray: College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Spokane, United States
Linda Garrelts Maclean:
John White: College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Spokane, United States
BackgroundOpioid dependency due to heroin or prescription opioid use continues to be a worldwide epidemic. The World Health Organization reports an estimated 15 million people are opioid dependent. Dependency increases the risk for overdose making the availability of life-saving naloxone critical.
PurposeWashington State University initiated a.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 4 October 2019