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2014-01-07 23:24:28

Workers' Compensation claims professionals can download a practical, easy-to-use reference on opioid case planning at http://www.healthesystems.com/rxinformer. The piece divides pain into three phases and makes recommendations concerning use of opioids in each. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Workers' Compensation claims professionals can download a practical, easy-to-use reference on opioid case planning at http://www.healthesystems.com/rxinformer. The piece divides pain into...

2014-01-04 23:24:08

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a recent study into the effectiveness of Naltrexone in treating addiction to opioids. Aid in Recovery has said that it will stay abreast of all clinical research regarding this drug, in order to better serve their patients. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on recent research into the effectiveness of the drug Nalltrexone in the treatment of opiod addiction. The...

Oxycodone, Hydrocodone Drugs Of Choice For Opioid Abusers
2013-12-03 07:37:18

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the past 15 years, prescription opioid abuse has reached epidemic levels. Researchers investigating why abusers favor one prescription medication over another have discovered that oxycodone and hydrocodone are the drugs of choice for 75 percent of opioid-dependent people. Oxycodone is the most popular drug over all, according to a study published in the journal PAIN, because of the high quality of the high for those who were after...

2013-11-29 13:15:30

A ground-breaking international collaborative survey, published today in Annals of Oncology, shows that more than half of the world's population live in countries where regulations that aim to stem drug misuse leave cancer patients without access to opioid medicines for managing cancer pain. The results from the Global Opioid Policy Initiative (GOPI) project show that more than 4 billion people live in countries where regulations leave cancer patients suffering excruciating pain....

2013-11-20 23:22:52

Modern Medical, a Healthcare Solutions company, today announced outcomes for its Opioid Defense Manager™ (ODM) program. Launched in November 2012, ODM is Modern Medical’s managed care program to stop the rising opioid abuse in the workers’ compensation industry by reducing inappropriate drug use and still maintaining the necessary balance to provide pain relief for the claimant. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Modern Medical, a Healthcare Solutions company, today announced...


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