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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

Opioids

by those with episodic use (1.3%), those with acute use (0.7%), and those who were opioid-naive (0.4%). ... These findings should not be used as a reason to support involuntary tapering or discontinuation of long-term prescription opioid treatment, the
November 2021

Little treatments, lots of time best for back pain | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

Avoid prescribing acetaminophen or narcotics, he said. Between 1% and 1.5% of patients taking opioids will become dependent, and risks are higher for patients with neck, shoulder, and knee pain ... If opioids are necessary, CDC guidelines recommend
April 2019

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

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 2021

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

Attend any Internal Medicine meeting and you'll find a few sessions are always packed to standing room only capacity, and sessions on opioid management are among them. ... Pearls for safe and efficient opioid management include:. --set clear upper limits
November 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.
November 2021

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
November 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.
November 2021

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
November 2021

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