Table 4:

Naloxone dispensed in Saskatoon Health Region by emergency medical service and emergency department pharmacy

VariableBefore guideline implementationAfter guideline implementation
Prehospital naloxone given by EMS
 No. of patients treated3939
 Total drug administered, mg23.434.5
No. of naloxone vials* dispensed to emergency departments164174
 Emergency department 1101
 Emergency department 2111134
 Emergency department 34339
  • Note: EMS = emergency medical service.

  • * 2 mg/2 mL.