opioid intoxication

opioid intoxication

Substance abuse A mental state characterized by somnolence, confusion, or unconsciousness caused by opium or its derivatives–heroin, morphine, semisynthetic opioid narcotics. See Endorphin, Narcotic, Opiate, Opioid.
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Diagnosing wound botulism can be challenging because of the complex testing required and symptoms that can overlap with other neurologic syndromes or opioid intoxication and overdose (5,6).
Identification of acute opioid intoxication can also be useful when working up a patient in whom OUD is suspected; findings of acute opioid intoxication on physical examination include constricted pupils, head-nodding, excessive sleepiness, and drooping eyelids.
The video highlights protective actions first responders should take to perform daily activities safely when the presence of fentanyl is suspected, actions to take when exposure occurs, and steps to take when individuals exhibit signs of opioid intoxication. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is effective in preventing exposure.
It would be wise to educate staff members and inmates about the signs and symptoms of opioid intoxication and withdrawal, so they can respond appropriately.
The product is intended for the treatment of known or suspected opioid intoxication or overdose.
We believe the extension of our sublingual spray platform with our Naloxone molecule, if approved by the FDA, will offer patients a needle-free solution to treat known or suspected opioid intoxication or overdose.
Patients prescribed opioids for management of chronic pain are most at risk for opioid intoxication or overdose (Garcia, 2013).
The dosage used for opioid intoxication reversal is dependent upon the health care provider's suspicion of the patient's opioid dependence.
Organophosphorus poisoning and opioid intoxication remain the most common differential diagnoses.
All patients reported to the CPCS San Francisco Division had various signs and symptoms of opioid intoxication after ingestion of the illicit product, and all recovered without clinical sequelae within 24 hours.