Controversies and carfentanil: We have much to learn about the present state of opioid poisoning

Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Nov;35(11):1743-1745. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.08.045. Epub 2017 Aug 24.
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Keywords: Carfentanil; Ems; Law enforcement; Naloxone; Opioid; Overdose.

MeSH terms

  • Analgesics, Opioid* / adverse effects
  • Drug Overdose / drug therapy
  • Drug Overdose / epidemiology*
  • Drug Overdose / prevention & control
  • Fentanyl / adverse effects
  • Fentanyl / analogs & derivatives*
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Hospital Rapid Response Team
  • Humans
  • Law Enforcement
  • Naloxone / therapeutic use*
  • Narcotic Antagonists / therapeutic use*
  • North America
  • Opioid-Related Disorders / epidemiology*
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Police / education
  • Prescription Drug Misuse / trends*

Substances

  • Analgesics, Opioid
  • Narcotic Antagonists
  • Naloxone
  • carfentanil
  • Fentanyl