Monthly Archives: July 2018

Study: Resetting e-prescriptions for opioids helps curb use

WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Lowering the default number of opioid painkillers in electronic prescription systems reduced overall use of the drugs, a new study finds. In electronic medical-record systems, prescriptions have a default number of pills. It's been suggested that reducing this number may help curb the use of addictive opioids, such as OxyContin.…
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Effect of cannabis use in people with chronic non-cancer pain prescribed Opioids: findings from a 4-year prospective cohort study

Gabrielle Campbell, PhD Correspondence information about the author PhD Gabrielle CampbellEmail the author PhD Gabrielle Campbell Wayne D Hall, PhD, Amy Peacock, PhD, Nicholas Lintzeris, MD, Raimondo Bruno, PhD, Briony Larance, PhD, Suzanne Nielsen, PhD, Milton Cohen, MD, Gary Chan, PhD, Richard P Mattick, PhD, Fiona Blyth, PhD, Marian Shanahan, PhD, Timothy Dobbins, PhD, Michael Farrell, MD, Louisa Degenhardt, PhD Background Interest in the use of cannabis and…
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