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Learn more about meth: Emergency room and first responders

Montana State University Extension Service, Tribal Meth Education Training & Help Center; National Congress of American Indians

A fact sheet on methamphetamine abuse and manufacture for emergency medical personnel. Provides an overview of the hazards faced by emergency medical workers who come into contact with both meth users and the chemicals used to make meth. Advises emergency medical personnel to call law enforcement if they suspect a patient is a meth user, or if they have come into contact with meth-making materials or meth contaminated clothing. Notes that suspected meth users and manufacturers may be violent. Describes common signs of meth production, such as chemical odors and stains. Lists common behavioral and physiological signs of meth use. Also lists common meth-making materials.