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opioids

Opioid Crisis
Missed opportunities for opioid treatment
Published Dec 12, 2017
Most people referred for opioid treatment by criminal justice system don't receive optimal care, Bloomberg School researchers find
JHH hosts hearing on opioid crisis
Published Dec 12, 2017
Congressional hearing focuses on need to attack epidemic from multiple angles, includes proposals from President Trump's opioid commission
Bill Clinton urges swift action on opioids
Published Dec 12, 2017
Former president visits Bloomberg school for discussion of the drug epidemic and the public health response
10 recommendations to address opioid crisis
Published Dec 12, 2017
Bloomberg School experts, in collaboration with the Clinton Foundation, outline steps for urgent action on opioids
Bill Clinton to take part in opioid epidemic forum
Published Dec 12, 2017
Bloomberg School to host experts for discussion on translating evidence to action to combat opioid crisis
Pain management
Reframing the way we think about opioid abuse
Published Dec 12, 2017
Peter Pronovost, Josh Sharfstein among experts to speak at Johns Hopkins symposium on opioid epidemic
Prescription drugs
Spike seen in long-term opioid use
Published Dec 12, 2017
Long-term use of opioids is associated with greater risk for addiction, overdose / School of Public Health
Prescription drugs
Review: Most opioid pills go unused
Published Dec 12, 2017
Researchers also find that majority of prescribed pills are not disposed of in recommended ways / Hopkins Medicine
Opioids
Tracing Rx errors
Published Dec 12, 2017
Handwritten opioid prescriptions contain more mistakes than those produced electronically, researchers find
Recent overdose incidents prompt warnings about opioid risks
Published Dec 12, 2017
Johns Hopkins experts discuss U.S. opioid epidemic, signs of an overdose, campus resources