Lifesaving Addiction Medications Are Rarely Started Following Opioid Overdose Emergencies

September 18, 2023


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Presented by Michigan News

Could future opioid overdoses, fatalities, and other harms of opioid addiction be prevented if hospital emergency departments made better use of effective medications for opioid addiction? A research team led by Thuy Nguyen of U-M’s School of Public Health seems to believe so. Nguyen discusses the findings from their research.

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