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Opioid Crisis
Opioid Crisis
11/03/2022
As the opioid crisis in the United States continues, the CDC is in the process of updating its initial 2016 guidelines on the use of opioids for pain management. What do you think about the updates to the...
11/03/2022
Opioid Prescribing
Opioid Prescribing
09/22/2022
In 2 lower court trials, 2 physicians were accused and convicted of prescribing opioid pain medicine in violation of the Controlled Substances Act. Were they at fault?
09/22/2022

Interactive Features

Opioid Crisis
Opioid Crisis
11/03/2022
As the opioid crisis in the United States continues, the CDC is in the process of updating its initial 2016 guidelines on the use of opioids for pain management. What do you think about the updates to the...
11/03/2022
Opioid Prescribing
Opioid Prescribing
09/22/2022
In 2 lower court trials, 2 physicians were accused and convicted of prescribing opioid pain medicine in violation of the Controlled Substances Act. Were they at fault?
09/22/2022
opioids
opioids
07/10/2022
Many patients ask about using both benzodiazepines and opioids. W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, asks whether you know the possible effects of combining the 2 drug classes.
07/10/2022
opioids
opioids
06/08/2022
The CDC’s guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain outlines several recommendations. Do you know which type of opioid is recommended for patients initiating treatment for chronic pain?
06/08/2022
opioids
opioids
09/09/2021
Noncancer-related pain diagnoses have increased over the years. W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, asks whether you know the prevalence rate of chronic, nonmalignant pain in the United States.
09/09/2021

Clinical Insights

opioids
opioids
06/13/2022
A recent study led by Kerry Flannagan, PhD, examined how opioid use may result in pregnancy loss and lower changes of conception. Dr Flannagan answered our questions about her team’s study.
06/13/2022
opioids
opioids
09/24/2021
David G Schwartz, PhD, and Stephen Lankenau, PhD, answer our questions on the results of a study examining the effectiveness of equipping members of the community with naloxone and a smartphone application...
09/24/2021
opioids
opioids
06/25/2021
A recent review suggests that NSAIDs are just as effective as opioids for treating acute musculoskeletal injuries such as sprains and strains, yet they have a lower potential for harm. Lead author Jason...
06/25/2021
Emergency Medicine
Lewis Nelson, MD
Emergency Medicine
opioids
opioids
04/14/2020
Consultant360 reached out to lead study author Anh P. Nguyen, PhD, from the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Research, to discuss a recent study which examined how exposure to prescription opioids...
04/14/2020