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FDA takes unprecedented step to spur OTC naloxone development

FDA takes unprecedented step to spur OTC naloxone development
January 18, 2019
In the Journals

CDC: Opioid prescriptions 87% more likely in rural areas

January 17, 2019
Residents of the most rural locations in the United States were nearly 90% more likely to receive an opioid prescription than residents of large central metropolitan…
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HHS task force outlines best practices for pain management, seeks input

January 14, 2019
The Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force — an entity within HHS — recently issued a 91-page report detailing best practices on pain…
In the Journals

Opioids largely fuel increase in deaths by suicide, overdose in US

January 14, 2019
Between 2000 and 2017, the age-adjusted rate of deaths from suicide and unintentional overdose have more than doubled in the United States, largely fueled by opioid use…
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Opioid Use Disorder: Moving Beyond the Status Quo to Save Lives

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Indivior, Inc.

Prescription opioid abuse has become a major epidemic in the United States. Statistics released by the US Centers for…
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Question 24: A 65-Year-Old Male On Plavix Following A Recent Mi And Coronary Stenting Was Seen In The Er With Fever, Pain, Jaundice, And A Wbc Of 18,000. Us Showed A Dilated Bile Duct Of 15 Mm And A Gallbladder Full Of Stones. Mrcp Revealed A 15-Mm Stone In The Distal Cbd. What Would You Do?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: Behavioral interventions, medication-assisted treatment key to treating opioid addiction

October 23, 2016
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