Randomised trial of intranasal versus intramuscular naloxone in prehospital treatment for suspected opioid overdose

Anne-Maree Kelly, Debra Kerr and Paul Dietze
Med J Aust 2005; 182 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2005.tb06766.x
Published online: 18 April 2005

Anne-Maree Kelly,* Debra Kerr, Paul Dietze

  • 1 Joseph Epstein Centre for Emergency Medicine Research, Western Hospital, Private Bag, Footscray, VIC 3011.
  • 2 Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, Fitzroy, VIC.


  • 1. Dettmer K, Saunders B, Strang J. Take home naloxone and the prevention of deaths from opiate overdose: two pilot schemes. BMJ 2001; 322: 895-896.
  • 2. Fry C, Dietze P, Crofts N. Naloxone distribution: remembering hepatitis C transmission as an issue. Addiction 2000; 95: 1865-1866.


remove_circle_outline Delete Author
add_circle_outline Add Author

Do you have any competing interests to declare? *

I/we agree to assign copyright to the Medical Journal of Australia and agree to the Conditions of publication *
I/we agree to the Terms of use of the Medical Journal of Australia *
Email me when people comment on this article

Online responses are no longer available. Please refer to our instructions for authors page for more information.