Category Archives: Health Care Providers

NNEPC releases antidote chart for hospitals

The NNEPC is pleased to announce the release of a new tool to help hospital staff make stocking decisions about antidotes. The NNEPC Antidote Chart lays out many of the … Continue reading

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Alert: Adulterated “spice” in Chicago area

The Chicago area has seen a significant number of cases of people using synthetic cannabinoids (spice, K2, fake weed, etc.) that have been adulterated with brodifacoum. This is a rat … Continue reading

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Ways the poison center helps school nurses

The poison center is a great resource for school nurses. Not only does the poison center offer quick, expert treatment advice for possible poisonings of students and staff, it also … Continue reading

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Choosing Wisely: Toxicology

The Choosing Wisely campaign, conceived by the National Physicians Alliance, provides evidenced-based and practical recommendations in a number of clinical disciplines to help patients and physicians make good decisions. The … Continue reading

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Fentanyl and carfentanil exposures in first responders

Download this as a printable fact sheet Summary The risk of significant opioid exposure is minimal for first responders who encounter fentanyl, carfentanil or other fentanyl analogs in the field. … Continue reading

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Antidote management

If you are a health care provider, the Northern New England Poison CenterĀ is your local resource for antidote management. We can help with the medical management of patients who require … Continue reading

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