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November 14, 2017 issue 1117
MONTHLY FOCUS: Patient Handling Responders at Risk
What EMS providers need to know to protect themselves from fentanyl exposure
The opioid crisis is better understood as a fentanyl crisis with real dangers to emergency responders, according to an expert-panel presentation convened in Las Vegas at EMS World Expo 2017.
The panel discussion, sponsored by Bound Tree Medical, included a Drug Enforcement Administration chemist and an EMS medical director, and focused on the risks to fentanyl exposure and contamination to EMTs, paramedics, firefighters and police officers.
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