• Clinicians who learn of a patient's opioid death modestly cut back on prescriptions

    3 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Physicians and other medical providers modestly reduced the volume of opioids they prescribed after being told one of their patients had died of an overdose, according to research published Thursday.
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  • Norway will prescribe free heroin to its most serious addicts to improve their quality of life

    Norway will prescribe free heroin to its most serious addicts to improve their quality of life

    3 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Although controversial, supporters of such programmes, which are used elsewhere in Scandinavia, argue they reduce death rates and lower crime. The plan may come in as soon as 2020.
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  • Physicians who come to know about overdose deaths reduce opioid prescription

    3 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Will clinicians become more careful in prescribing opioids if they are made of aware of the risks of these drugs first-hand?
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