The panel concludes our discussion with the role healthcare providers play today in the treatment of opioid overdose and what needs to change for the future.
Our experts provide their expertise on Patient Case 2 and how they would proceed with treatment.
Dr Torrington moves on to Patient Case 2, a 49-year-old man found semi-responsive with a suspected opioid overdose.
The group discusses Patient Case 1 and how they would treat in this scenario.
Matthew A. Torrington, MD, introduces our first patient case, a 27-year-old man presenting with injuries from a car accident.
A group of specialists discuss overdoses and treatment with naloxone so family and caregivers are prepared for the future and for treatment.
Dr Kosten describe how to deal with a fentanyl overdose.
Four experts delve into pain management and how opioid abuse factors into their decision-making.
A panel of experts discuss the parameters of the opioid epidemic and the role fentanyl plays within it.