A panel of experts discuss opioid abuse in today’s treatment landscape for pain management and the ways to counteract it, focusing on naloxone.
EP. 1: The Opioid Epidemic and Fentanyl
A panel of experts discuss the parameters of the opioid epidemic and the role fentanyl plays within it.
EP. 2: Approaches to Pain Management
Four experts delve into pain management and how opioid abuse factors into their decision-making.
EP. 3: Challenges With Opioid Use
The panel explains the common challenges they find when trying to treat a patient with opioids.
EP. 4: Using Naloxone Against Opioid Use
Our panel of doctors and pharmacists introduce naloxone, an opioid antagonist, as an option when treating opioid abuse or overdose.
EP. 5: Dealing With a Fentanyl Overdose
Dr Kosten describes how to deal with a fentanyl overdose.
EP. 6: Educating Family on Naloxone and Overdoses
A group of specialists discuss overdoses and treatment with naloxone so family and caregivers are prepared for the future and for treatment.
EP. 7: Patient Case 1: 27-Year-Old Man With Car Accident Injuries
Matthew A. Torrington, MD, introduces our first patient case, a 27-year-old man presenting with injuries from a car accident.
EP. 8: Patient Case 1 Discussion
The group discusses Patient Case 1 and how they would treat in this scenario.
EP. 9: Patient Case 2: 49-Year-Old Man With Suspected Opioid Overdose
Dr Torrington moves on to Patient Case 2, a 49-year-old man found semi-responsive with a suspected opioid overdose.
EP. 10: Patient Case 2 Discussion
Our experts provide their expertise on Patient Case 2 and how they would proceed with treatment.
EP. 11: The Role of Healthcare Professionals and Future Directions
The panel concludes our discussion with the role healthcare providers play today in the treatment of opioid overdose and what needs to change for the future.
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