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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
mortality risk
mortality risk
09/25/2022
Lead study author Lana Mucalo, MD, discusses her team’s study examining the prevalence of opioid-related mortality in patients with sickle cell disease from 2013 to 2019. She presented her research at the...
09/25/2022
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

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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
opioids
opioids
10/28/2021
The mother of a 28-month-old girl with a history of intrauterine opioid exposure brings the infant in with concerns of a low fever. While examining the patient's records, you realize that the infant...
10/28/2021
opioids
opioids
02/13/2020
The results of a recent study revealed a lack of consensus among clinicians regarding responses to marijuana use in patients who have been prescribed opioids. If a pattern of repeated cannabis use was...
02/13/2020
opioids
opioids
01/23/2020
Do you often evaluate defecation function among patients with constipation who are on opioids or were recently on opioids? Let us know by taking the poll!
01/23/2020

Clinical Insights

mortality risk
mortality risk
09/25/2022
Lead study author Lana Mucalo, MD, discusses her team’s study examining the prevalence of opioid-related mortality in patients with sickle cell disease from 2013 to 2019. She presented her research at the...
09/25/2022