22 juin 2018

What the US can learn from other countries in dealing with pain and the opioid crisis

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationWith all the recent news on opioid overuse in the U.S., it’s not surprising that Americans consume the vast majority of the global opioid supply. Daily opioid use in the U.S. is the highest in the world, with an estimated one daily dose prescribed for every 20 people. That rate is 50 percent higher than in Germany and 40 times higher than in Japan. More...

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