Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic

Drug overdose, driven largely by overdose related to the use of opioids, is now the leading cause of unintentional injury death in the United States. The ongoing opioid crisis lies at the intersection of two public health challenges: reducing the burden of suffering from pain and containing the rising toll of the harms that can arise from the use of opioid medications. Chronic pain and opioid use disorder both represent complex human conditions affecting millions of Americans and causing untold disability and loss of function. In the context of the growing opioid problem, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched an Opioids Action Plan in early 2016. As part of this plan, the FDA asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to convene a committee to update the state of the science on pain research, care, and education and to identify actions the FDA and others can take to respond to the opioid epidemic, with a particular focus on informing FDA's development of a formal method for incorporating individual and societal considerations into its risk-benefit framework for opioid approval and monitoring.

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  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Pages : 482 pages
  • ISBN : 0309459575
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic

Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Pain Management and Regulatory Strategies to Address Prescription Opioid Abuse
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 28 September 2017
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Drug overdose, driven largely by overdose related to the use of opioids, is now the leading cause of unintentional injury death in the United States. The ongoing opioid crisis lies at the intersection of two public health challenges: reducing the burden of suffering from pain and containing the rising toll of the harms that can arise from the use of opioid medications. Chronic pain and opioid use disorder both represent complex human conditions affecting millions of Americans and causing untold

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 02 October 2019
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  • Publisher : What Everyone Needs to Know(r
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 31 March 2020
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  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 July 2020
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  • Author : The New York Times Editorial Staff
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release : 15 July 2018
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The United States is currently suffering the worst addiction crisis in history. Addiction to opioids, including prescription painkillers, heroin, and illegal synthetic opioids, is ravaging the country, destroying families, homes, and communities in its path. This riveting collection of articles tracks the opioid crisis from its earliest days through the present, aggregating human interest stories with news stories on how the government and public are responding to the epidemic. With such breadth of journalism examining the causes, impact, and response

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  • Author : Beth Macy
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 07 August 2018
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The Opioid Crisis
  • Author : Sabine Cherenfant
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release : 15 July 2019
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Opioids are pain relievers that include legal drugs like morphine, fentanyl, and oxycodone and illegal drugs like heroin. In 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared the opioid epidemic a public health crisis after 42,249 people in the United States died of opioid overdoses in 2016. Opioid prescription has been on the rise since the 1990s, when pharmaceutical companies asserted that the pain relievers were not addictive, though the tragic consequences have proven otherwise. This volume explores the history

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  • Author : Travis Lupick
  • Publisher : arsenal pulp press
  • Release : 05 June 2018
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North America is in the grips of a drug epidemic; with the introduction of fentanyl, the chances of a fatal overdose are greater than ever, prompting many to rethink the war on drugs. Public opinion has slowly begun to turn against prohibition, and policy-makers are finally beginning to look at addiction as a health issue as opposed to one for the criminal justice system. While deaths across the continent continue to climb, Fighting for Space explains the concept of harm

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  • Author : Patrick Radden Keefe
  • Publisher : Bond Street Books
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 16 June 2019
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The opioid crisis in the United States has come about because of excessive use of these drugs for both legal and illicit purposes and unprecedented levels of consequent opioid use disorder (OUD). More than 2 million people in the United States are estimated to have OUD, which is caused by prolonged use of prescription opioids, heroin, or other illicit opioids. OUD is a life-threatening condition associated with a 20-fold greater risk of early death due to overdose, infectious diseases, trauma, and

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  • Author : Kant B. Patel,Mark E. Rushefsky
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 September 2021
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The current opioid epidemic in the United States began in the mid-1990s with the introduction of a new drug, OxyContin, viewed as a safer and more effective opiate for chronic pain management. By 2017, the opioid epidemic had become a full-blown crisis as over two million Americans had become dependent on and abused prescription pain pills and street drugs. This book examines the origins, development, and rise of the opioid epidemic in the United States from the perspective of the

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  • Author : Sam Quinones
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 21 April 2015
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  • Author : Brodie Ramin
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release : 14 March 2020
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Is there a way to end North America’s opioid epidemic? In The Age of Fentanyl, Brodie Ramin tells the story of the opioid crisis, showing us the disease and cure from his perspective as an addiction doctor working on the front lines. We meet his patients, hear from other addiction experts, and learn about the science and medicine of opioid addiction and its treatments. He shows us how addiction can be prevented, how knowledge can reduce stigma, and how