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Table 4 Included literature by subject theme

From: Take-home naloxone programs for suspected opioid overdose in community settings: a scoping umbrella review

Subject themes Number of studies included (%)* Studies included
Naloxone dosing or routes of administration 14 (29.8%) [30, 39, 40, 42, 44, 49, 54, 55, 61,62,63, 68,69,70]
Provision, feasibility and acceptability of naloxone distribution 13 (27.7%) [28, 35,36,37, 41, 43, 46,47,48, 52, 56, 67, 68]
Effectiveness of naloxone and take-home naloxone (THN) for opioid overdose reversal 10 (21.3%) [9, 11, 27, 29, 31, 33, 38, 45, 51, 61, 64]
Overdose response after naloxone administration 6 (12.8%) [30, 34, 53, 65, 66, 71]
Naloxone training and education 6 (12.8%) [11, 31, 33, 36, 47, 51]
Recommendations for policy, practice, and gaps in knowledge 4 (8.5%) [57,58,59,60]
Naloxone safety (harm and adverse events related to naloxone administration) 3 (6.4%) [9, 32, 50]
Cost-effectiveness 3 (6.4%) [9, 64, 68]
  1. *Percentages do not add up to 100% because some document subject themes overlap