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Education and Assessment for Overdose Prevention: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Last updated: November 2, 2016
Project Number: RA0871-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of education programs for opioid users or health care providers for preventing overdose?
  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of tools to determine the risk of misuse or overdose for preventing overdose?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines for determining the risk of misuse or overdose?

Key Message

One systematic review, one non-randomized study and two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding opioid use and misuse.