Monday, 9 April 2018

Most fentanyl overdose survivors need little hospital care: UBC study

The Vancouver Sun highlighted a UBC study that found people who receive an antidote promptly after a fentanyl overdose and show no complications require little hospital care.

“If you don’t regularly see fentanyl overdoses, you might admit a patient thinking they are at risk of becoming critically ill,” said Frank Scheuermeyer, lead study author, a clinical professor and an emergency department physician at St. Paul’s Hospital.

The story also appeared in The Province.



Read more from UBC https://news.ubc.ca/2018/04/09/most-fentanyl-overdose-survivors-need-little-hospital-care-ubc-study/

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