Opioid Overuse

Strategies to Curb the Opioid Epidemic: A National Academies Report

Strategies to Curb the Opioid Epidemic: A National Academies Report

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Highlights from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report titled "Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic: Balancing Societal and Individual Benefits and Risks of Prescription Opioid Use."

Dr Beth Darnall on Changing Mindset for Pain Relief

Dr Beth Darnall on Changing Mindset for Pain Relief

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A negative pain mindset - catastrophizing - undermines pain treatment effectiveness and facilitates structural brain changes that serve to maintain pain and distress.

Strategies for Primary Care Clinics to Improve Opioid Treatment

Strategies for Primary Care Clinics to Improve Opioid Treatment

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Six building blocks for improving the delivery of chronic opioid therapy were proposed.

FDA Holding App Development Contest To Increase Naloxone Accessibility

FDA Holding App Development Contest To Increase Naloxone Accessibility

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No application is currently available to connect carriers of naloxone with nearby opioid overdose victims.

Under-Utilization of Effective Pharmacy Programs to Identify Opioid Abuse

Under-Utilization of Effective Pharmacy Programs to Identify Opioid Abuse

Monitoring program in Maine was only used by 56 percent of pharmacists

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