Naloxone: Policies and Access
Policies have helped make naloxone more available, thus contributing to the reduction of opioid-related deaths in the U.S.
About 20% of U.S. bariatric surgery patients are still using prescription opioids 7 years later.
Patients receiving buprenorphine maintenance therapy for their opioid use disorder may have impaired sleep, despite their reports of improved quality and duration of sleep.
Women are routinely prescribed more opioid medications than they need after cesarean sections, creating a high risk for misuse.