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Prescribe opioids, but with caution | ACP Internist

Use of opioids for chronic pain quadrupled in a 10-year span, despite scant evidence that they are effective for noncancer pain and ample evidence of harm. Learn more about how to prescribe them safely.

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

Nearly 60% of internists say they're confident that they can manage patients on opioids, but 40% either aren't confident or don't do it at a...

Opioid deaths in Ohio, hell in the heartland : ACP Internist

We are working hard to bend the curve of the opioid crisis here in Ohio. The cause of the crisis is complex and so is the remedy. Statistics...

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

The risk of development of depression may increase when patients are on opioid analgesics longer, a study found Prescription opioid analgesi...

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

The fight against painkiller abuse should focus on patients, not prescribers, who were a source of drugs for three in 10 drug abusers and th...

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

There is very low to moderate quality evidence for short-term use of opioids to treat chronic lower back pain compared to placebo, according...

Stopping the spread of disease, overdose deaths from opioid use : ACP Internist

Heroin use is soaring in the U.S. , and with it deaths due to overdose. Many users begin with prescription pain killers but move on to heroi...

When the US opioid epidemic causes a Serratia outbreak : ACP Internist

We are in the midst of an almost unprecedented opioid epidemic in the U.S. Last year (2016), overdoses caused 64,000 deaths, which was a 2...

Primary care takes on opioid addiction | ACP Internist

There's a lot that primary care clinicians can do to treat opioid addiction, but stigma about the condition, as well as laws and other regulations, throw up barriers.

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