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PSA21VIRTUAL: Tackling opioid dilemma
Ease access to opioid addiction medication
Study finds signs of worsening pain management for patients with terminal cancer
UNE represented at Maine Governor’s Opioid Response Summit
Emergency department-administered, high-dose buprenorphine may enhance opioid use disorder treatment outcomes
More Americans in Addiction Treatment, But Gaps Persist
Legalized Marijuana Linked to Decline in Opioid Emergencies
Research encourages re-evaluation of special nerve treatment for chronic pain
Multimodal analgesia: new ‘standard of care’ for pain control after total joint replacement
CAMH releases updated national clinical guidelines for treatment of opioid use disorder
Study explores opioid prescribing preferences and practices among residents and faculty
Funding success for clinical trials research totalling over $10m
COVID pandemic fuelling major increase in drug use worldwide: UN report
Childhood trauma can make people like morphine more
Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs superior to codeine for managing outpatient postoperative pain
Many surgery patients get opioid prescriptions, but many don’t need to, study suggests
Study reveals changes in cigarette smoking during COVID-19 pandemic
Scherrer Earns Three Grants for Innovative Pain, Opioid Research
Opioid Agonist Therapy reduces mortality risk among people with opioid dependence
New listings for opioid medications on Palliative Care Schedule for management of severe disabling pain
Pain monitoring helps assess effectiveness of opioid-sparing approaches during surgery
UPMC Takes Addiction Recovery Services on Road
Canada supports safer supply project for people with opioid use disorder in Guelph
‘Opioid treatment deserts’ abound, study finds
Long-lasting medications may improve treatment satisfaction in people with opioid use disorder
Kratom Use Rare, But More Common Among People with Opioid Use Disorder
One in five pharmacies blocks access to key medication to treat addiction
In first COVID stay-at-home period, fatal opioid overdoses spiked 25.6% in Cook County
New study probes effects of opioid use during pregnancy
Federal Grantees May Now Use Funds to Purchase Fentanyl Test Strips
Medication Access for Opioid Use Disorder Lower Among Those Involved with Criminal Justice System
Family ties protect young adults from substance misuse
Younger age of first cannabis use or prescription drug misuse is associated with faster development of substance use disorders
Investigating antihistamine-related misuse and mortality in England
Methadone research could help babies exposed to opioids in utero
Fatal opioid overdoses in Cook County spiked in first COVID stay-at-home order
New Australian back pain trial slashes use of addictive opioid painkillers
Most Illinois opioid-overdose deaths occur in homes, hotels, abandoned properties
UBCO’s substance use clinic accepting new patients virtually
Opioid overdose reduced in patients taking buprenorphine
Financial Incentives for Hospitals Boost Rapid Changes to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment
Guideline for reducing opioid use post-surgery leads to high pain management satisfaction
Study Shows Opioid Use among U.S. Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis Costs 14 Billion Dollars in Societal Costs
New hope for treating chronic pain without opioids
New research grants support Ithaca-area communities
2021 University Scholars Align Research with School of Pharmacy
Medicaid expansion helps uncover undiagnosed HIV infections
New UBC professorship to advance addiction medicine in B.C