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When should we discharge a patient with opium poisoning?

1 h after naloxone. If neurological gait is normal, Sat O2 92%, RR > 12, pulse >60 and temperature 97 F. Ask your PCP about long-term treatment and care. Read more...

How many days after should we discharge patient with opium poisoning?

Don't understand ? By saying "we" do you mean you are one of the treating health professionals? If it is truly opium smoking, the effects are the same as those using short-acting opioids, which is 12-24 hours, and if there is no further respiratory depression, people can be discharged from an acute care setting. However, recommendations should be made for further treatment, transfer to a treatment program is best. Read more...