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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

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
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Opioids for abdominal pain doubles in a decade

Opioids for noncancer pain has limited evidence, risks abuse, and may worsen abdominal pain over time. ... Gender, geographic region, urban location and survey setting were not associated with opioid prescribing patterns.
November 2020

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.
November 2020

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.
November 2020

The slippery slope of opioid prescribing

The slippery slope of opioid prescribing. I hate dealing with opioid pain medications. ... Many patients come to my practice on chronic opioids, expecting me to continue these medications.
November 2020

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
November 2020

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.
November 2020

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

Drug prescribing

An association between gifts and prescribing was found in every study and among all specialties and drug types, including cancer drugs and opioids.
November 2020

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