Clinical question: How have national and county-level opioid prescribing practices changed from the years 2006 to 2015?
Advise patients to consider programs affiliated with major medical centers or established treatment centers, an expert says.
Patients who are currently taking other buprenorphine formulations can be transitioned.
NEW ORLEANS – It is possible to give opioid addiction patients opioids for post-op surgical pain without increasing the risk of relapse.
A recent study highlights the difficulties and strategies for discussing the antiopioid medication’s utility.
Here are strategies hospitalists can employ to combat the growing use and abuse of narcotics.
A new initiative is helping hospitalists design and implement better inpatient opioid prescribing strategies.
Amid a worsening crisis, a harsh, new light illuminates the inpatient side of opioid prescriptions.
SAN DIEGO – When used, they are being used later than is recommended.
The large SO2S trial found no benefit for continuous or night-only routine oxygen supplementation.