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Research & Reviews  851 results

Cohort profile: development and characteristics of a retrospective cohort of individual...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-043586
BMJ Open; Wilton J, Chong M et. al.

Apr 14th, 2021 - Prescription opioids (POs) are widely prescribed for chronic non-cancer pain but are associated with several risks and limited long-term benefit. Large, linked data sources are needed to monitor their harmful effects. We developed and characterise...

Public perception on opioids & pain management after major surgery.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2021.03.044
American Journal of Surgery; Juprasert JM, Obeid L et. al.

Mar 30th, 2021 - In the US, opioids are overprescribed after surgery contributing to the opioid epidemic. Patients' expectations regarding postoperative opioids remains unclear. A representative survey using random-digit dial telephone sampling of English-speaking...

A Quality Improvement Initiative Addressing Safe Opioid Prescribing and Disposal Postce...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmn.2021.02.002
Pain Management Nursing : Official Journal of the America... Loomis EA, McNaughton D et. al.

Mar 17th, 2021 - Misuse of prescription opioids is a public health crisis in the United States. In 2016, it was estimated that 3.3 million Americans were misusing prescription opioids (SAMHSA, 2017) and nearly 63,632 deaths were due to prescription opioid misuse. ...

Initiation of nonmedical use of prescription opioids among high school students.
https://doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2021.1892013
Substance Abuse; Deputy NP, Lowry R et. al.

Mar 8th, 2021 - Nonmedical use of prescription opioids (NUPO) is associated with heroin use and other adverse outcomes among adolescents. To inform the timing of substance use prevention activities and which substances to target, we examined age at NUPO initiatio...

Trends in overdose experiences and prevention behaviors among people who use opioids in...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108650
Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Dayton L, Mazhnaya A et. al.

Mar 8th, 2021 - Little is known about trends in overdose behaviors. This study explored non-fatal overdose and engagement in overdose prevention behaviors and compared these trends to city-wide overdose fatality rates from 2017 to 2019 in Baltimore, MD. The analy...

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Guidelines  4 results

Drug Overdose Deaths | Drug Overdose | CDC Injury Center
https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/data/statedeaths.html

Jun 26th, 2019 - 70,237 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States in 2017. The age-adjusted rate of overdose deaths increased significantly by 9.6% from 2016 (19.8 per 100,000) to 2017 (21.7 per 100,000). Opioids—mainly synthetic opioids (other than metha...

Binge Drinking and Prescription Opioid Misuse in the U.S., 2012–2014
https://www.ajpmonline.org/article/S0749-3797(19)30157-6/fulltext
American Journal of Preventive Medicine; Esser,M,et al

Jun 10th, 2019 - Introduction Prescription opioids were responsible for approximately 17,000 deaths in the U.S. in 2016. One in five prescription opioid deaths also involve alcohol. Drinkers who misuse prescription opioids (i.e., use without a prescription or use ...

Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids Drug Overdose Deaths
https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/trends-statistics/infographics/fentanyl-other-synthetic-opioids-drug-overdose-deaths

Apr 30th, 2018 - In 2016, synthetic opioids (primarily illegal fentanyl) passed prescription opioids as the most common drugs involved in overdose deaths in the United States.

Modeling dynamics of fatal opioid overdose by state and across time
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7516293/
Preventive Medicine Reports; Lyle Cooper R, Thompson J et. al.

Opioid overdose fatalities include deaths from natural opioids (morphine and codeine), semi-synthetic opioids (oxycodone, hydrocodone), synthetic opioids (prescription and illicit fentanyl, tramadol), methadone, and heroin. From 1999 to 2017, ther...

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Drugs  51 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  969 results

Cohort profile: development and characteristics of a retrospective cohort of individual...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-043586
BMJ Open; Wilton J, Chong M et. al.

Apr 14th, 2021 - Prescription opioids (POs) are widely prescribed for chronic non-cancer pain but are associated with several risks and limited long-term benefit. Large, linked data sources are needed to monitor their harmful effects. We developed and characterise...

Public perception on opioids & pain management after major surgery.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2021.03.044
American Journal of Surgery; Juprasert JM, Obeid L et. al.

Mar 30th, 2021 - In the US, opioids are overprescribed after surgery contributing to the opioid epidemic. Patients' expectations regarding postoperative opioids remains unclear. A representative survey using random-digit dial telephone sampling of English-speaking...

A Quality Improvement Initiative Addressing Safe Opioid Prescribing and Disposal Postce...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmn.2021.02.002
Pain Management Nursing : Official Journal of the America... Loomis EA, McNaughton D et. al.

Mar 17th, 2021 - Misuse of prescription opioids is a public health crisis in the United States. In 2016, it was estimated that 3.3 million Americans were misusing prescription opioids (SAMHSA, 2017) and nearly 63,632 deaths were due to prescription opioid misuse. ...

Initiation of nonmedical use of prescription opioids among high school students.
https://doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2021.1892013
Substance Abuse; Deputy NP, Lowry R et. al.

Mar 8th, 2021 - Nonmedical use of prescription opioids (NUPO) is associated with heroin use and other adverse outcomes among adolescents. To inform the timing of substance use prevention activities and which substances to target, we examined age at NUPO initiatio...

Trends in overdose experiences and prevention behaviors among people who use opioids in...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108650
Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Dayton L, Mazhnaya A et. al.

Mar 8th, 2021 - Little is known about trends in overdose behaviors. This study explored non-fatal overdose and engagement in overdose prevention behaviors and compared these trends to city-wide overdose fatality rates from 2017 to 2019 in Baltimore, MD. The analy...

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News  67 results

Suggestions During Anesthesia May Reduce Pain, Opioid Use After Surgery
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/942696

Dec 15th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - Patients who heard therapeutic suggestions during surgery requiring general anesthesia experienced significantly less pain and used less opioids after surgery, a clinical trial found. Researchers randomly assigned 385 patients u...

New York charges Endo with insurance fraud over opioid claims
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-endo-new-york-opioids-fraud/new-york-charges-endo-with-insurance-fraud-over-opioid-claims-idUSKBN23H35I

Jun 10th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state filed civil charges on Wednesday accusing Endo International Plc of insurance fraud for misrepresenting the safety and efficacy of its opioid drugs, adding fuel to the nation’s opioid crisis. Governor Andrew Cuo...

Anesthesia Technique Flops in Large Breast Cancer Trial
https://www.medpagetoday.com/hematologyoncology/breastcancer/82905

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Despite expectations to the contrary, regional anesthesia-analgesia with paravertebral blocks and propofol during breast cancer surgery did not lower the risk of disease recurrence or incidence of persistent pain compared with general anesthesia w...

Fast Five Quiz: Drug Overdoses
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/920159

Oct 22nd, 2019 - Drug overdose remains a significant concern worldwide, with nearly half a million deaths annually. In the United States, drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for adults younger than 55 years. Drug-related deaths now outnumber those attrib...

Drug Overdose Deaths | Drug Overdose | CDC Injury Center
https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/data/statedeaths.html

Jun 26th, 2019 - 70,237 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States in 2017. The age-adjusted rate of overdose deaths increased significantly by 9.6% from 2016 (19.8 per 100,000) to 2017 (21.7 per 100,000). Opioids—mainly synthetic opioids (other than metha...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →