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Gillies, Cathie . (2002) Preventing overdose. Guidance for drug action teams on providing resuscitation training for drug teams. London: Department of Health. iv, 22.

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In March 2001 a pilot scheme to test overdose response training was run by needle exchanges across seven NHS regions, funded by the Department of Health. Evaluation reports from the pilot show that it was extremely successful both in terms of ease of running the sessions and their value to participants.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Opioid
Intervention Type:AOD disorder treatment method, AOD disorder harm reduction
Date:2002
Call No:JQ6.4.2.2, VH4.4
Pages:iv, 22
Publisher:Department of Health
Place of Publication:London
Keywords:AOD overdose mortality, dissemination of AOD information, education and training, overdose treatment
Notes:Includes bibliographic references and evaluation form.
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Accession Number:HRB 2180 (Available)
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Subjects:N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Drug use > Drug intoxication > Poisoning (overdose)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Care by type of problem > Emergency care
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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