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2022 Jul 27

Int J Clin Pharm

Risk factors for opioid toxicity requiring naloxone rescue in adults: a case-control study.


Beyene K, Shen W, Mitchell T, Gilson S, Kang S, Lai D, Misquitta L, Slaimankhel A, Chan A H Y
Int J Clin Pharm. 2022 Jul 27.
PMID: 35896908.


Opioid-induced sedation and respiratory depression (OSRD) is a potentially life-threatening side effect of opioid analgesia. However, little is known about the individual and clinical-related factors associated with OSRD in the New Zealand context.