Confronted by the gravity of an opioid epidemic that contributes to the deaths of 91 Americans daily, the nation’s physicians are making much greater use of state prescription drug-monitoring programs (PDMPs), reducing opioid prescriptions, and increasing prescriptions for the life-saving antidote naloxone. Tens of thousands of physicians nationwide are now certified to provide office-based medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid-use disorders, yet there remains a treatment gap that leaves too many patients who want help unable to get it.
March 7, 2018
March 10, 2018
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- Science to Medicine: Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
- Dr. Jana Burson’s Response to NEJM Article on Benzodiazepine Use
- UNC Health Care Makes Checking Patient Opioid Use A Snap
- PCSS Expert Explains Why MAT Isn’t Substituting One Drug for Another