Tag: Opioids

MOST RECENT CDC RELEASE PERTAINING TO OPIOIDS.

CDC – OPIOID GUIDELINES SHOULD NOT BE USED TO TAPER PATIENTS April 24, 2019 By Pat Anson, PNN Editor The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has taken its first concrete step to address the widespread misuse and misapplication of its opioid prescribing guideline. In a commentary published in The New England Journal of Medicine,…

ARTICLE REGARDING THE CDC AND THEIR GUIDELINES

After Leaving Thousands in Agony, the CDC Is Finally Clarifying Its Painkiller Restrictions The agency is addressing the widespread suffering caused by the crackdown on opioids—the result of predictable misapplication of its guidelines. By Maia Szalavitz Apr 25 2019, 8:15am Fighting Words is Tonic’s opinion column. Send pitches to tonic@vice.com. After three years of rising…

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…