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St John Ambulance Australia.
Victorian Poisons Information Centre.
NPS: Better choices, Better Health.
DrugInfo.
Victorian Government – Drugs and Alcohol in Victoria.
NPS: Better choices, Better Health - Medicine Update.

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Family Drug Help.

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  • Drug overdose, Victorian Government Health Information – emergency department factsheets.More information here.
  • Introduction to first aid, Parasol EMT Pty Ltd. More information here.
  • Living to tell the tale – a user’s guide on heroin overdose (2005), NSW Users & AIDS Association. More information here.
  • Using paracetamol or ibuprofen, Children, Parenting and Child Health, Children Youth and Women’s Health Service, South Australia. More information here.
  • The effects of individual analgesics, DrugInfo, Australian Drug Foundation. More information here.
  • Acetaminophen overdose (2011), MedlinePlus, US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health. More information here.
  • Naloxone, 2013, DrugInfo, Australian Drug Foundation. More information here.

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