Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to prescribe buprenorphine to patients with opioid use disorder. ... In Dr. Fanucchi's comprehensive HIV care clinic, there was initially fear that providing opioid agonist treatment would bring in more patients addicted to
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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immunization, atrial fibrillation, chronic pain and safe opioid prescribing, and diabetes.
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.
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.