My name is Donna Collins. I am the CEO of Crystal Clear Transitional Care Inc., an advanced clinical practice research firm located in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.

I am an internet researcher. My references are as follows:

Accreditation Canada. (2014). Trauma Distinction: Information Package.

Alberta Health Services. (n.d.). FAQ: Fentanyl.

Allen, M., Buckley, N., & Sproule, B. (2013). Challenges of evaluating the impact of the Canadian Opioid Guidelines. Retrieved from– flawed and deadly! Order matters when planning health promotion activities!

American Heart Association. (2015). Highlights of the American Heart Association guidelines update for CPR and ECC: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Edition.

Anti-infective Review Panel. Anti-infective guidelines for community-acquired infections. Toronto: MUMS guidelines clearinghouse; 2010. – flawed and deadly! Omits to have the clinician consider ‘lethal’ drug-drug interactions with opiates.

Bradshaw, S. (n.d.). Taser technology in Canada: Examining whether tasers constitute reasonable or excessive force.

Bril, V., Perkins, B., & Toth, C. (2013). Neuropathy. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 37(1), S142-S144. Retrieved from– flawed and deadly!

Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. (2013). The Health Effects of Conducted Energy Weapons. Retrieved from

Canadian Red Cross. (2011). First aid and CPR manual. In First Aid & CPR Manual. Guelf, ON: Transcontinental. – flawed and deadly!

Canadian Pain Coalition. (n.d.). What about pain medications?

Cavallone, L. F., & Vannucci, A. (2013). Extubation of the Difficult Airway and Extubation Failure. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 116(2), 368-383.- extubation failure!

Chiu, E. (2016). Nova Scotia Prescription Drug Monitoring program ’not working the way it was intended’. Retrieved from– no kidding, eh?!

Chou, R., Cruciani, R. A., Fiellin, D. A., Compton, P., Farrar, J. T., Haigney, M. C., ... Marcus, S. M. (2014). Methadone safety: A clinical practice guideline from the American pain society and College on problems of drug dependence, in collaboration with the Heart Rhythm Society. The Journal of Pain, 15(4), 321-337. Retrieved from flawed and deadly!

Chou, R., Franciullo, G., Fine, P. G., Adler, J. A., Ballantyne, J. C., Davis, P., Fishbain, D. A. (2009). Opioid Treatment Guidelines: Clinical guidelines for the use of chronic opioid therapy in chronic noncancer pain. Retrieved from returned to authors with request for rewrite January 2016.

College of Physicians & Surgeons of New Brunswick. (2015). Guidelines: Treatment for opioid addiction. Retrieved from– flawed and deadly!

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario. (2011). Methadone maintenance treatment program standards and clinical guidelines.

CTV NEWS. (2016). NHL doctor under investigation for player’s 2011 drug overdose death.

Dara, C. (2014). The Nurse Practitioner Role in increasing access to pain care: An introduction to tools for safe and effective practice. Retrieved from flawed & deadly

Direction 180. (2015). Mobile methadone program: The Baily bus. Retrieved from Canadians deserve better! Evidence of substandard methadone delivery.

Government of Manitoba. (2008). Suspected opioid overdose management protocol using naloxone.

Government of New Brunswick. (2009). Methadone Policies and Procedures: A new beginning. Retrieved from flawed and deadly

Gowing, L., Ali, R., Dunlop, A., Farrell, M., & Lintzeris, N. (2014). National guidelines for medication-assisted treatment for opioid dependence. Retrieved from$File/National_Guidelines_2014.pdf – NOT ACCEPTABLE IN CANADA! Returned to Australia.

Hayes, L., Reid, C., Doran, M., & Geary, K. (2005). Use of methadone for the treatment of diabetic neuropathy. Diabetes Care, 28(2), 485-487. What a COST EFFECTIVE, NOVEL IDEA!

Howie, W. O., & Dutton, R. P. (2012). Implementation of an evidence-based extubation checklist to reduce extubation failure in patient with trauma: A pilot study. AANA Journal, 80(3), 179-184.

Hurley, K. F. (2005). OSCE and clinical skills handbook. Toronto, ON: Elsevier Canada. – flawed, knowledge gaps

Kahan, M., Wilson, L., Mailis-Gagnon, A., & Srivastava, A. (2011). Canadian guideline for safe and effective use of opioids for chronic noncancer pain: Clinical summary for family physicians. Part 2: special populations. Canadian Family Physician, 57, 1269-127.- flawed and deadly

Kahan, M., Lim, R., & El-Guebaly, N. (2011). CSAM position statement on opioid prescribing for chronic non-cancer pain. Retrieved from – returned to CSAM management office for revisions

Mann, A. (2011, July 6). Death of UBC student Silas Rogers deemed heart attack by cocaine intoxication. The Ubyssey, pp. 1-4.

MOH Competencies working group. (2009). A set of minimum competencies for medical officers of health in Canada.

Mount Sinai Hospital Emergency Department. (n.d.). MSH ED Sepsis Recognition and Management Algorithm.

National Advisory Council on Prescription Drug Misuse. (2013). First Do No Harm: Responding to Canada’s prescription drug crisis. Retrieved from flawed & deadly

Office of the Correctional Investigator (2014). A three-year review of federal inmate suicides. (2011-2014). Retrieved from suicide secondary to acute opiate withdrawal

Province of New Brunswick: Office of the Coroner. (2009). 2007 Annual Report. Jeffrey Hood Inquest, pages 82-97. Retrieved from: – evidence of hanging secondary to severe opiate withdrawal

Poindexter, R. (2012). Day one of Robert Nelson murder trial; Shooting was over drug dispute.

Registered Nurses Association of Ontario. (2003). Breastfeeding Best Practice Guidelines for Nurses. Retrieved from flawed and deadly

Shemie, S. D., Baker, A. J., Knoll, G., Wall, W., Rocker, G., Howes, D., ... Cockfield, S. (2006). Donation after cardiocirculatory death in Canada. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 175(8), S1-S24. Retrieved from ALL reversible causes reversed including opiate overdose!

Spigset, O., & Hagg, S. (2000). Analgesics and Breast-feeding. Pediatric Drugs, 2(3), 223-238. Retrieved from – flawed research, only focuses on short-term use of opiates

The Joint Commission. (2012). Safe use of opioids in hospitals. Retrieved from did not make changes to ACLS algorithm

Tortora, G. J., & Derrickson, B. (2012). Principles of anatomy & physiology (13th ed.). U.S.A.: Wiley- overlooks QTc interval & lethal drug-drug interactions

WorkSafe NB Nurse Practitioner Information Manual (2008) version- outdated and makes reference to opioid manager that is no longer on the College of Physicians & Surgeons of New Brunswick website

Volkow, N. D., & McLellan, A. T. (2016). Opioid abuse in chronic pain - misconceptions and mitigation strategies. The New England Journal of Medicine, 374(13), 1253-1263.Returned to authors owing to gaps in knowledge

World Health Organization. (2014). Community management of opioid overdose. Retrieved from– needs to ensure proper naloxone delivery devices

W5. (2015). Kill Pill: Part One. Retrieved from signs and symptoms of opiate overdose present; no naloxone for the community management of opioid overdose; no evidence of methadone, GOLD STANDARD treatment for fentanyl addiction – highly validated website!