While prescription opioids serve an invaluable role for the treatment of cancer pain and pain at the end of life, their overuse for acute and chronic non-cancer pain as well as the increasing availability of heroin and illicit fentanyl, have contributed to the highest rates of overdose and opioid addiction in U.S. history. Evidence-informed solutions are urgently needed to address these issues and to promote high-quality care for those with pain. This course and the report it is based on are a response to that need. They offer timely information and a path forward for all who are committed to addressing injuries and deaths associated with opioids in the United States.
Opioid Epidemic: From Evidence to ImpactJohns Hopkins University
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TOP REVIEWS FROM OPIOID EPIDEMIC: FROM EVIDENCE TO IMPACT
Good, informative course that taught me a lot on the opioid epidemic and the ways to help combat this overbearing issue.
This course is an excellent resource for people interested in pursuing a career in public health or working with people in many disciplines.
This course was very helpful in understanding the extent of the problem and the kind of solutions that can be there. It will help me to look at the issue in a different light.
Excellent course with really key figures presenting the research and collaborative work in this evolving epidemic ty to all
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