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August 29, 2014

Medics revive heroin overdose victim with Narcan

Responders administered Narcan to a 24-year-old blue-lipped, unresponsive woman en route to an Ohio hospital

Mansfield News Journal

MANSFIELD, Ohio — Mansfield firefighters used Narcan to revive a woman who overdosed on heroin Thursday afternoon.

Dispatchers initially sent police and rescue squad to the 100 block of Harker Street shortly after 2:30 p.m., on a report of a man down.

Mansfield firefighters found a 24-year-old woman who was unresponsive, with her lips turning blue. Rescue squad personnel used Narcan (Naloxone) to revive the woman while enroute to MedCentral/Mansfield Hospital.

Read full story: 24-year-old heroin user revived in ambulance

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Rasmus Bathum Rasmus Bathum Friday, August 29, 2014 12:26:23 PM Maybe I missed something, but this just sounds like Tuesday. OD, Narcan, all better now.
Lori Jean Lynk Lori Jean Lynk Friday, August 29, 2014 5:20:39 PM 1987, El Monte, CA, male subject unconscious, unresponsive, no respirations. Syringe in left ac. Ice in crotch. I administered narcan and he started breathing, screamed his nuts were freezing and started hitting me and my partner. El Monte PD subdued him and he was transported to South El Monte Hospital. anything new here?
Steven Murphy Steven Murphy Saturday, August 30, 2014 4:41:06 AM That must not be a daily routine call in Mansfield OH as it is about everywhere else in the US. What I want to know is how the newspaper knew this patient was administered Narcan.
Dominick Walenczak Dominick Walenczak Saturday, August 30, 2014 6:41:54 AM Slow news day? Perhaps next you'd like to report on the next time medics give Aspirin for an MI?
Jared Schoenfeld Jared Schoenfeld Saturday, August 30, 2014 8:44:17 AM All of a sudden this is news? I used to do this 12 times a week or more in NYC.
Jodi Raper Arthur Jodi Raper Arthur Monday, September 01, 2014 6:26:40 PM Isn't that the point of Narcan?

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