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Pandemic is Making Opioid Crisis Worse, Experts Say

August 12, 2020

Pandemic is Making Opioid Crisis Worse, Experts Say
As both national and D.C. area health departments deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the opioid crisis that has devastated communities across the U.S. hasn’t gone away. Brendan Saloner, associate professor in the Department of Health, Policy and Manage...

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Can Alternative Pain Management Reduce Opioid Dependence?

April 1, 2020

Can Alternative Pain Management Reduce Opioid Dependence?
Managing moderate or severe postoperative pain, which affects 75% of patients in the United States, remains a challenge for physicians. With the effect and fallout of the opioid crisis, physicians are seeking alternatives to managing their patients’ ...

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The Opioid Crisis and What Has Been Learned

February 7, 2020

The Opioid Crisis and What Has Been Learned
A real challenge for healthcare professionals (HCPs) and responsible healthcare organization operating committees like P&T is walking back care delivery and pharmaceutical prescribing practices that have existed for more than a century. Numerous ...

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