Opioid Prescribing

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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
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
Case In Point
Case In Point
04/04/2022
A 62-year-old White man presented to our emergency department with symptoms of right-sided facial numbness and dysarthria. He also had been having abdominal pain for the previous 5 days, which was...
04/04/2022

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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
opioids
opioids
09/01/2021
SNRIs are commonly prescribed to treat depression. W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, asks if you how serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors are used to reduce pain.
09/01/2021
opioids
opioids
08/20/2021
The opioid epidemic has claimed millions of lives over the years. W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, asks whether you know the agents involved in most overdoses in the United States.
08/20/2021
opioids
opioids
08/10/2021
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.
08/10/2021

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
06/11/2021
Lewis S. Nelson, MD, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, discusses the key components of treating opioid overdose and opioid use disorder in the emergency...
06/11/2021
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