• Medical student training effective for opioid use disorder, pain management

    1 month ago - By Healio

    NEW ORLEANS -Educating third-year medical students on opioid use disorder and pain management helped prepare them for proper diagnosis and treatment, a speaker said at the American Psychiatric Association annual meeting.
    “What we know is that we have evidence-based treatments for opioid use disorders, but even so, we continue to see a rise in opioid use and a rise in deaths related to opioid use,” Kimberly Hu, MD, of the Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University, said in an association-sponsored press conference.
    Earlier this month, the CDC reported a 15% rise in overdose
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