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  • Prehospital Medication Administration: A Randomised Study Comparing Intranasal and Intravenous Routes

    Posted on October 14th, 2012 TimB No comments

    Opioid overdose is an ever-increasing problem globally. Recent studies have demonstrated that intranasal (IN) naloxone is a safe and e?ective alternative to traditional routes of naloxone administration for reversal of opioid overdose.

    This randomised controlled trial aimed to compare the time taken to deliver intranasal medication with that of intravenous (IV) medication by advanced paramedic trainees.

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