Resources

  1. University of Alberta Fentanyl Information 
  2. Get Naloxone (Alberta) 
  3. Federal Action on Opioids 
  4. Apparent Opioid Related Deaths in Canada
  5. Fentanyl Safety for First Responders
  6. Dr. Maruyama’s website
  7. Emerging Leaders in Health Promotion Grant
  8. EMS1 Quiz: Fact vs. fiction on fentanyl exposure
  9. Opioid Addiction, Donor Organs 
  10. Understanding Pain in Less than 5 minutes
  11. Safe use of Long-Acting Opioids
  12. Learn about Pain Management
  13. Pain Medications after Surgery
  14. Your Surgery Journey: Anesthesia and Pain Control

Articles/Blogs:

  1. “One Size Fits All” Doesn’t Fit When It Comes to Long-Term Opioid Use for People with Chronic Pain M. E. Lynch & J. Katz Canadian Journal of Pain Vol. 1, Iss. 1, 2017
  2. Development of dependence following treatment with opioid analgesics for pain relief: a systematic review.” Minozzi S1, Amato L, Davoli M.  2013 Apr;108(4):688-98. 2012 Oct 18.
  3. “Rates and risk factors for prolonged opioid use after major surgery: population based cohort study.” BMJ 2014. (Published 11 February 2014) 
  4. Management of Opioid Abuse Disorders. Bruneau J, Ahamad K, Goyer M, Poulin G, Selby P, Fischer B,  Wild TC, Wood E, CMAJ 2018 March 5;190:E247-57. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170958
  5. Alberta Health Opioids-Substances-Misuse-Report-2017-Q4
  6. CMAJ blog on supervised injection sites. 

In the News / Articles About DAT:

  • Alberta Primetime – A serious game for saving lives
  • CBC News – Edmonton healthcare workers create ‘Doctors Against Tragedies’ game about dangers of fentanyl
  • CityNews – Doctors Against Tragedies
  • YouAlberta – Playing the Game: Doctors Against Tragedies
  • The Fix – ‘Doctors Against Tragedies’ Card Game Highlights Fentanyl Risks
  • Global News – Alberta doctors put a twist on ‘Cards Against Humanity’ to educate public about fentanyl dangers
  • U of A Faculty of Medicine – Play this game, save lives