Opioid Treatment Algorithm

The opioid-specific algorithm was created in 2015 to provide health care providers with direction on how to approach and treat those suffering from a life-threatening overdose. While the traditional standards for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Basic Life Support (BLS), focused on achieving stability, failure to treat opioid overdose itself increased mortality.
To learn more about this algorithm, please check out this blog post