Dietze, Paul; Fry, Craig; Sunjic, Sandra; Zador, Deborah; Jolley, Damien; Rumbold, Greg; Bammer, Gabriele
Aims: To trial two novel methods of recruiting people who experience non-fatal heroin overdose through the ambulance service. Setting: Melbourne and Sydney, Australia. Methods: In Melbourne potential participants were given numbered contact cards by ambulance paramedics after revival, while in Sydney potential participants were approached after revival by a researcher who travelled with ambulance paramedics to the overdose scene. Results: In Melbourne 281 cards were distributed during the...[Show more]
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