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Comparing the effectiveness and adverse events of intranasal and intramuscular naloxone formulations for opioid overdose reversal

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Questions

  • What is the evidence of the effectiveness and adverse events of intranasal naloxone (NARCAN® Nasal Spray, 4 mg/0.1 mL) compared to intramuscular naloxone (0.4 mg/1 mL) for reversal of opioid overdose?

 Key take-home messages

  • Various intranasal and
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Factors associated with methamphetamine use among men who have sex with men

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Questions

  • What are the predictors of methamphetamine use among men who have sex with men?

 Key take-home messages

  • An abundance of literature details problematic sexualized drug use among men who have sex with men (1–3); additionally, several interventions
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Effectiveness of and best practices for using contingency management and incentives in hepatitis C infection among people who use drugs

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Questions

What is the effectiveness of and what are the best practices for using contingency management and incentives to support linkage to care and treatment for hepatitis C infection among people who use drugs?

 Key take-home messages

  • Recent
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Effectiveness of take-home naloxone programs and availability of naloxone nasal spray in different jurisdictions

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Questions

  • What is the evidence of the effectiveness of take-home naloxone programs and administration of naloxone by laypeople?
  • Which jurisdictions provide take-home naloxone programs?
  • What is the current availability of naloxone nasal spray in different jurisdictions?

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Possible benefits of providing safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic

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Questions

  • What are possible benefits of providing a safe supply of substances to people who use drugs during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic?

 Key take-home messages

  • Safe supply is an approach that focuses on saving
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