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Opioid Overdose in the Emergency Department (Oxford Deanery)

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This scenario, from the Foundation Scenario Bank at the Oxford PGMDE, takes the participant through the assessment and management of an opioid overdose in the ED setting.

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  • Author(s): Dr Niamh Feely, Dr Andrew Darby Smith
  • Target Audience: Medical Students, Foundation Doctors
  • Fidelity: Low
  • Consultant Validated?: No
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  • Licence - the licence under which this work is licensed: Attribution-ShareAlike
  • Learning Objectives: ABCDE assessment and initial management of patient with altered conscious level Differential Diagnosis and investigation in patients with reduced conscious level Appropriate call for help and concise transfer ofinformation Management of opioid overdose
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