Naloxone: An important tool, but not the solution to the opioid crisis

A recent study conducted at Brigham and Women’s Hospital showed that an opioid overdose patient who receives Naloxone and recovers from the overdose, and is subsequently discharged has a one-in-ten chance of dying within a year. The authors acknowledge that Naloxone is an important tool in fighting the opioid crisis, but does not provide a solution. Read the full story in the Harvard Medical School Health Blog.

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