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Seeking clarity for opioid prescribing

By 2011, 41% of drug-related poisoning deaths, or nearly 17,000, involved opioids. ... criteria for cannabis use disorder should probably not be placed on opioids chronically.
April 2015

Doctors and the opioid epidemic

Doctors and the opioid epidemic. I am against all forms of bodily pain, both foreign and domestic. ... The consequences of this approach have exploded. Narcotics and opioids are addictive agents.
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--Taking opioid analgesics for longer spans may lead to depression

QD: News Every Day--Taking opioid analgesics for longer spans may lead to depression. ... The risk of development of depression may increase when patients are on opioid analgesics longer, a study found.
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--Internists mixed in their views on managing opioids

Attend any Internal Medicine meeting and you'll find a few sessions are always packed to standing room only capacity, and sessions on opioid management are among them. ... Pearls for safe and efficient opioid management include:. --set clear upper limits
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--Patients, not physicians, key to halting opioid abuse

Of the respondents, 855 (30.7%, percentage adjusted for sampling strategy) reported having a physician source of opioids. ... ACP Internist outlined the physician's role in monitoring for opioid abuse in its May issue, including a guide to available
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--Little evidence supports opioids for low-back pain

The trials all compared non-injectable opioids to placebo or other treatments, and were excluded if they only compared different opioids. ... There are no placebo-RCTs supporting the effectiveness and safety of long-term opioid therapy for treatment of
July 2019

Stopping the spread of disease, overdose deaths from opioid use

Stopping the spread of disease, overdose deaths from opioid use. ... We've known for decades how to fight opioid overdoses and how to slow the spread of disease from IV drug use.
July 2019

When the US opioid epidemic causes a Serratia outbreak

When the US opioid epidemic causes a Serratia outbreak. We are in the midst of an almost unprecedented opioid epidemic in the U.S. ... Given the current opioid epidemic, we should expect an increase in hospital outbreaks associated with narcotic diversion
July 2019

ACP launches new services for quality improvement | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

The ACP Advance chronic care QI programs and resources span various clinical conditions and focus areas including adult immunization, atrial fibrillation, chronic pain and safe opioid prescribing, and diabetes.
April 2019

It's a start

It's a start. There is a deadly explosion of opioid addiction in the United States. ... It won't change the landscape of opioid abuse overnight, but it seems to me like an important step in the right direction.
July 2019

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