Opioid Resource Center
News from the FDA/CDC
About 1 in 15 women use prescription opioid pain relievers during pregnancy, CDC survey shows.
Use hospitalization as an intervention opportunity for patients with opioid use disorder.
BronxCare Health System was able to take in patients with substance use disorders at a time when other detox units were closed.
Right now, said Dr. Nora Volkow, “we are in the dark as to how COVID infections have affected the number of overdose deaths.”
During the COVID-19 pandemic, “it is especially important” for clinicians to ensure that individuals with OUD continue to receive evidence-based...
Patients in some opioid treatment programs will be allowed to take home their medication.
GRAPEVINE, TEX. – An enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathway for cesarean delivery decreased postoperative opioid usage by 62% in one...
GRAPEVINE, TEX. – At one center, trends in opioid use significantly declined from 2017 to 2019, but not at the expense of adequate pain control,...
We can achieve opioid-free analgesia after childbirth: Stop prescribing opioids after vaginal delivery and reduce their use after cesarean
Routine use of opioids after childbirth should be discontinued. Three practical strategies can help ObGyns reduce opioid prescriptions and...
VANCOUVER – Women with preoperative depression were more likely to have a comorbid pain disorder, compared with...
VANCOUVER – Two randomized trials show a reduction in prescribed opiates decreases postoperative usage with no loss...