Overdose in 2019: Trends and Treatment | On-Demand Webinar
According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, an estimated 130+ people die every day from opioid-related drug overdoses. This opioid epidemic is widespread and multifaceted. To aid EMS agencies and first responders in serving their communities, Drs. Brent Myers and Remle Crowe present analysis of more than 30,000 EMS overdose records created in the past 18 months.
Presented in partnership with JEMS this 55-minute webinar answers the following questions:
- Are prescription medications or illicit substances responsible for EMS response?
- What has been the impact of public access/law enforcement/first response Narcan availability?
- Are patients recovering from acute overdose amendable to rehabilitation?
- How can we separate fact from fiction in social media and traditional media reports?
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