How to effectively use naloxone in an EMS system


Dr. Jeffrey Goodlowe discusses how EMS systems can effectively use naloxone to combat the serious opioid overdose epidemic. Goodlowe emphasizes the importance of knowing when to give naloxone for an opioid overdose based on caller information, dispatch details and deliberate patient assessment. Give naloxone to the right patient, at the right time and for the right reason.

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  1. Tags
  2. EMS Advocacy
  3. EMS Education
  4. EMS Management
  5. EMS Training
  6. Fire-EMS
  7. Intoxicated
  8. Medical / Clinical
  10. Naloxone
  11. Narcan
  12. Narcotics
  13. Opioids
  14. Overdose
  15. Paramedic Chief
  16. Pharmacology
  17. Police

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