Q 2

The use of naloxone in a somnolent, unresponsive ER patient with barbiturate overdose will lead to: A) In improvement in neurologic status B) An increase in respiratory rate C) No response D) Cardiovascular status improvement E) Immediate withdrawal

Multiple Choice

C Naloxone only antagonizes opiate receptors; it would have no effect on a GABA-agonist class overdose.