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Prescribe opioids, but with caution

Fortunately, among the 12 guidelines on opioid prescribing available, there is substantial concordance. ... Opioid prescribing: a systematic review and critical appraisal of guidelines for chronic pain.
July 2015

QD: News Every Day--FDA eyes mandatory opioid training for prescribers, pushes voluntary education for now

New FDA policies on opioid prescribing seek continuing education, and eventually, mandatory training, for prescribers of opioids, the agency announced. ... Education will include information on how to recognize evidence of, and the potential for, opioid
August 2019

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.
August 2019

Opioids

847. In 2018, an estimated 9 million patients were given a high-dose opioid prescription, and 406,203 were prescribed naloxone. ... The researchers calculated that only one naloxone prescription was dispensed for every 69 high-dose opioid prescriptions
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--Impressions of drug-seeking behavior drive ER providers' opioid prescribing

QD: News Every Day--Impressions of drug-seeking behavior drive ER providers' opioid prescribing. ... of patients (n=35) receiving opioids not previously planned and 3% (n=16) no longer receiving opioids.
August 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.
August 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
August 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.
August 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
August 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

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