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Intranasal Naloxone Administration

List of authors.
  • Rafael Ortega, M.D.,
  • Ala Nozari, M.D., Ph.D.,
  • William Baker, M.D.,
  • Sannoor Surani, M.D.,
  • and Melinda Edwards, M.D.

Intranasal naloxone is used to treat patients with respiratory and central nervous system depression that is known or suspected to be caused by an opioid overdose. This video demonstrates the administration of intranasal naloxone.

Funding and Disclosures

Disclosure forms provided by the authors are available with the full text of this article at NEJM.org.

No potential conflict of interest relevant to this article was reported.

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Anesthesiology (R.O., A.N., S.S., M.E.) and Emergency Medicine (W.B.), Boston Medical Center, Boston.

Address reprint requests to Dr. Ortega, Department of Anesthesiology, Boston Medical Center, 750 Albany St., Boston, MA 02118, or at .

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