The article states that, though there are measures in place to monitor the opioid abuse epidemic, there also needs to be a clinical shift in the widespread use of these medicines to succeed in reducing prescription drug abuse.
More Articles on Pain Management:
Study: Sleeping Longer May Help Relieve Chronic Pain
Health System Pharmacists to Discuss Drug Contamination Prevention
NeuroMetrix Pain Management Device Receives Final FDA Clearance
Practitioners Should Rethink Opioid Prescribing to Reduce AddictionWritten by Heather Linder | Tuesday, 04 December 2012 18:41
Johns Hopkins researchers published an article, which said medical professionals need to rethink opioid prescribing to protect patients and overall public health, according to Health Canal.
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2014. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies here.
New from Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review