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Turning Point will be offering a free webinar Tuesday 3rd March 2020 at 8:30 AM ACST
This session aims to briefly cover the main opioid agonist pharmacotherapies for opioid dependence, and summarise the evidence for the use of these treatments for pharmaceutical opioid dependence.
Opiates are some of the most effective pain relief medications for patients suffering from cancer- and surgery-related pain.
Unfortunately, medications in this class are also used as drugs of abuse. Despite the affordability and effectiveness of these medications, access to opiates is highly geographically variable.
Question: What is the rate of opioid overdose deaths among Medicare enrollees younger than 65 years who qualified for Medicare because of disability?
Question: Is 800 μg of naloxone hydrochloride administered intranasally as effective in reversing opioid overdose as the same dose administered intramuscularly?
The 14th European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD) conference will be held in Grenoble, France on May 29-31, 2020.
Symposium, Free Communications and Posters Submission Deadline: December 1st 2019
Suggested topics are:
March 5th 11:00am-12:00pm
Drs. Kariisa and Roehler will provide an overview of CDC’s Enhanced State Opioid Overdose Surveillance (ESOOS) program. We will highlight the three key strategies CDC is employing to improve opioid-related overdose surveillance.
Opioid Prescribing Rates in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties among Primary Care Providers Using an Electronic Health Record System
What is already known about this topic?
Opioid prescribing rates vary by county urbanization level and are declining overall.
What is added by this report?