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The study included 5,129,159 unique patients with 6,060,728 long-term opioid therapy episodes in 2017-2018. ... Opportunities remain to expand co-prescribing of naloxone to patients receiving long-term opioid therapy,” they wrote.
February 2021

Pearls aid treatment of opioid dependence

Pearls lay out the best ways to manage opioid-dependent patients in many settings. ... That's why there is a big push to get people into opioid agonist treatment.”.
June 2010

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
February 2021

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.
February 2021

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.
February 2021

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.
February 2021

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
February 2021

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.
February 2021

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

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.
February 2021

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