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2012-10-03 23:03:50

This report, Longer-Term Use of Opioids, examined longer-term use of narcotics (or opioids) in 21 states and how often recommended medical treatment guidelines for monitoring injured workers with longer-term use were followed by physicians. However, the study found relatively low compliance with the medical treatment guidelines in most states, including New York. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 With opioid misuse a top public health problem in the United States, a new report by the...

2012-10-03 23:03:42

Psychological evaluation in Pennsylvania was rarely used among injured workers with longer-term use of narcotics–only 3-4 percent of the workers received the service over the study period from 2007/2009 to 2009/2011. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 With opioid misuse a top public health problem in the United States, a new report by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) showed that few physicians in Pennsylvania were following recommended medical treatment...

2012-08-17 06:08:59

Overdose has surpassed car accidents as leading cause of death in Rhode Island, Connecticut A Rhode Island Hospital researcher has found that the use of electronic prescription drug monitoring programs (PMPs) may have a significant impact on the demand for drug treatment programs and how prescribers detect and respond to abuse of painkillers. The study by Traci C. Green, Ph.D., MSc, research scientist in Rhode Island Hospital's department of general internal medicine, is published online...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.