Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Effectiveness of a Rescue Medication in Preventing Opioid Overdose in Veterans|
Elizabeth M. Oliva
||Palo Alto, CA
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||Health Services R&D
|| December 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background: In Spring 2014 the VA launched a national Opioid Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution (OEND) program with the support of the VA Under Secretary for Health1. In launching VA's OEND initiative, the Under Secretary for Health acknowledged that most of the evidence to date surrounds OEND targeting community-dwelling persons with documented opioid use disorders or opioid misuse rather than all patients receiving opioid analgesics in a health care system. The VA OEND program was th...
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