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A call for action on high-dose opioid prescribing 

The Pharmaceutical Journal25 JUN 2019 Despite a decrease in the number of prescriptions, there are still thousands of patients on high-dose opioids. Pharmacy’s mission must be to review whether this is appropriate. Source: JL / The Pharmaceutical Journal Opioid prescribing has stabilised in recent years; while the number of prescription items per 1,000 patients in England rose…

WHY HUMAN SUFFERING SHOULD BROTHER YOU

October 23, 2017 By Margaret Aranda, MD, Columnist Patients go to doctors when they have pain and doctors can give them opioid medication to relieve that pain. That should not bother you, because it is a decision made between the physician and the patient. No doctor has the right to strip a patient of dignity…