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Disparity in Naloxone Administration by Emergency Medical Service Providers and the Burden of Drug Overdose in US Rural Communities

Description
Examines the factors that influence the administration of naloxone by emergency medical technicians (EMTs) in drug overdoses occurring in rural, suburban, and urban areas, using data from the National Emergency Medical Services Information System.
Author(s)
Mark Faul, Michael W. Dailey, David E. Sugerman, et al.
Location
American Journal of Public Health, 105(Suppl), 26-32
Date
07/2015
Type
Document
Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Prescription drug abuse · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data