Category: APRIL 2019

ANOTHER CDC GUIDELINES RELATED ARTICLE

Forcing Pain Patients Off Their Meds Won’t End the Opioid Crisis It might seem like a good idea to target the small number of people who use the most opioids, but a plan proposed in Oregon won’t reduce the number of overdoses or new addictions. By Maia Szalavitz | Aug 21 2018, 3:42pm Jonathan Perez/Unsplash…

Feds issue new warning to doctors: Don’t skimp too much on opioid pain pills

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said many physicians were guilty of a “misapplication” of 2016 opioid prescribing guidelines. BY: JAYNE O’DONNELL AND KEN ALLTUCKER, USA TODAY APRIL 24, 2019 AT 2:08 PM Doctors are misusing 2016 opioid pain medication guidelines, federal officials said Wednesday, a clear response to increasing complaints from chronic pain…