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Grand Rounds 06/08/16 @ BID-Needham: Dr. Alexander Y. Walley  

Overview of the Opioid Crisis in Massachusetts
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Alexander Y. Walley, MD, MSc

June 8, 2016

Overview of the Opioid Crisis in Massachusetts

      

    Objectives of the Presentation

    Participants should be able to:

    • Describe the epidemiology of opioid overdose in Massachusetts.
    • Understand existing public health interventions that address the overdose crisis.
    • Incorporate overdose prevention into your clinical practice.
        

      Responsibility for Content

      The PowerPoint presentation, Take-Away points, Relevant Websites, and Abstract links were sent by Medical Library Services and the CME Committee.

      Diane E. Young, Information Specialist

      dyoung3@bidmc.harvard.edu

          

        Take-Away Points of the Presentation

        1. Opioid overdose is a major public health crisis in Massachusetts.

        2. Medical providers can reduce the risk of overdose by providing naloxone rescue kits from the pharmacy and referring patients to treatment.

            

          Links to Abstracts of Articles Cited (contact Diane Young for full-text articles at dyoung3@bidmc.harvard.edu)

          WebEx Video of the Presentation

          Not available at this time.

              

            Pre- and Post-Test Questions

            Not available at this time.

                

              Disclosures

              Director of Medical Education and Committee Members have indicated they have no relevant financial interests or relationships to disclose. Faculty has indicated no relevant financial interests or relationships to disclose.

                  
                 

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