Predicting and Preventing Fatal Opioid Overdoses
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 8, Number 2, March 2020
Kristen Gardner, PharmD
Dr. Gardner has disclosed that she has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
In addition to when we prescribe opioids, there are other opportunities and interactions patients have with the health care system upon which we can intervene to mitigate overdose risk. This study describes some of those opportunities, many of which happen every day in addiction clinics.