Time to confront iatrogenic opioid addiction

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Title: Time to confront iatrogenic opioid addiction
Authors: Klimas, Jan
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7611
Date: May-2016
Abstract: Canada has been grappling for decades in a largely ineffective attempt to keep heroin out of our borders. Now the unsafe prescribing of opioids has organized crime groups turning their attention to customers whose addiction started in the doctor's office. Physicians are going to have to face the tough conversations that involve two of the hardest words in a doctor's vocabulary: enough and no.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Rogers Publishing Healthcare Group
Journal: The Medical Post
Keywords: AddictionFentanylOxycodone
Other versions: http://www.canadianhealthcarenetwork.ca/physicians/discussions/opinion/time-to-confront-iatrogenic-opioid-addiction-44660
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Medicine Research Collection

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