Notes from the Field: Acetyl Fentanyl Overdose Fatalities — Rhode Island, March–May 2013

The GC/MS toxicology results for 10 of the 12 decedents showed, in addition to acetyl fentanyl, various mixtures of other drugs, including cocaine (58%), other opioids (33%), ethanol (25%), and benzodiazepines (17%).

via Notes from the Field: Acetyl Fentanyl Overdose Fatalities — Rhode Island, March–May 2013.

So what do you do when you see a script for Naloxone prescribed by an EM specialist?

 

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