Providing Naloxone in the Emergency Department Can Save Lives

At-Risk Patients Who Received Education Plus Naloxone in the Emergency Department Reported Increased Likelihood of Carrying It

By Anish K. Agarwal, MD, MPH, and Margaret Lowenstein, MD, MSHP March 25, 2022
New study suggests that text messaging can be used to interact with individuals at high risk for opioid use and overdose, and this automated system offers an opportunity to augment and support ED-based naloxone distribution efforts.

Overdose deaths continue to be a national tragedy.

Margaret Lowenstein, MD, MPhil