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August 30, 2016
August 30, 2016
September is Pain Awareness Month, and the key to raising awareness is to get involved. Pharmacists have a vital role in ensuring safe and effective...
American Chronic Pain Association urges health professionals to spread the word, talk to patients
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August 06, 2016
August 25, 2016
Bulletin
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July 06, 2016
August 25, 2016
Medication reconciliation during admission and discharge may help reduce opioid prescriptions
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July 06, 2016
August 25, 2016
Keeping children and pets safe when wearing or disposing of a transdermal patch
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June 06, 2016
August 25, 2016
Shepard counsels patients on dangers and risks of opioid medications
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May 06, 2016
August 25, 2016
Association Perspective
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May 06, 2016
August 25, 2016
Recommendations focus on determining when to initiate or continue opioids; opioid selection, dosage, duration, follow-up, and discontinuation; and assessing risk and addressing harms
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August 25, 2016
Today, the U.S. Surgeon General is taking historic action by sending a personal letter to more than 2.3 million health care practitioners and public...
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August 09, 2016
August 09, 2016
As part of a call to end the opioid crisis, the U.S. Surgeon General has launched Turn the Tide, a website where health care providers can pledge to...
Turn the Tide website offers resources on managing pain
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August 09, 2016
August 09, 2016
Recently, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has focused its resources on steps to curb the opioid epidemic in the United...
More actions added to HHS’s plan to combat opioid addiction
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