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Altarum Continuing Education Dec 17
The "The agony of — and what doctors should tell patients about it." notes that "... America, despite accounting for only five percent of the global population, consumes nearly 70 percent of the total global opioid supply."
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Thomas Kline MD, PhD Dec 17
If a doctor or a friend says you're certainly don't look like you're in pain, what is the answer to the question? How should I look?
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Thomas Kline MD, PhD Dec 14
Are professionals out there really having a hard time with the concept of being in pain?
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Roland Flores, MD 1m
I am an anesthesiologist and I use fentanyl everyday to take care of patients in the operating room and patients who are in pain. It is safe and effective when used by physicians who are expert in its use. It should not be illegal.
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CDC Hepatitis Dec 17
New infections more than tripled between 2011 and 2016. New data highlight the urgent need to diagnose and cure more Americans and address rising infections due to crisis
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Dr. Chinazo Cunningham Dec 15
So frustrated: - Pt goes to ER - Noted used heroin, in opioid withdrawal & pain - There 24+ hours - No opioid addiction tx given - Triggers sickle cell crisis - Requires hospitalization We must do better. All health care touch points should offer treatment.
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Journal of Addiction Medicine Dec 17
Results suggest that, compared to opioid use alone, and co-use was associated with elevated anxiety and depression symptoms, as well as tobacco, , cocaine, and sedative use problems, but not pain experience. READ MORE:
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Stephen A. Somers 4h
The crisis is far more than a “treatment” challenge -- thanks to Tony Shih for perceptively outlining how the epidemic reflects weaknesses in the nation’s broader health care system
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Stefan Kertesz 21h
Interesting to note that US prescribing rates are 19% lower than they were in 2006.
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Sean Henry O'Donnell Dec 17
Guess who’s here at the FDA trying to get into the market. Insys, the manufacturer of Subsys spray. Now you want to make an antagonist and want co-prescribing? Wow, how much more do you need to profit off this crisis? Ya’ll are unbelievable...
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Thomas Kline MD, PhD Dec 13
For 1st time in Medicine the limitation of pain medicine-the experiment by CDC has failed miserably w great pain & even death.
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Diana Martins-Welch, MD Dec 13
Question for the who subscribe to a no prescribing policy: Is it violating the oath you took to if you dismiss or don't adequately treat a patient's pain?
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Stanford Medicine 7h
For pain in the shoulder, neck, low back or knee, physical therapy can reduce the likelihood of use, a new study has found.
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Katherine Brennan 6h
Replying to @CIAAG_Lauren
Great idea - but we need to correct their data RE number of deaths attributed to legal prescription drugs! And here’s no mention of the - what is doing about of crisis the Crisis. Most OD’s from Fentanyl
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Mike DeWine Dec 16
Tune in to tonite to see the interview I did with on our lawsuit against the manufacturers and distributors.
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Vancouver Kingsway Federal NDP EDA 3h
You want an MP who is a champion of a national universal / program, dealing with the crisis, and in touch with local constituent's concerns? Join us in supporting and the
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CBS4Local 1h
WATCH LIVE: hosts a town hall on the ' epidemic💊.
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Jim Iversen Dec 16
Working Together We Can End The Opioid Epidemic! We're excited to be taking the stage on January 8th at the 2019 Festival in San Francisco and sharing Moonshot Mission to Bring Relief to the Epidemic. If you can't be…
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Thomas Kline MD, PhD Dec 14
Is opiate pain medicine no longer the drug of choice as it has been since 3400BC ? my my who made that decision?
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Katherine Brennan 7h
Replying to @BonnieBaback
Absolutely right! No mention of real cause of skyrocketing number of (cont)
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