Pain expert fears new opioid guidelines could deepen crisis

Published: 5/11/2017
Pain expert fears new opioid guidelines could deepen crisis
Source: OTTAWACITIZEN.COM

New opioid guidelines for doctors may reduce prescriptions but with an unintended consequence — the risk of more deaths, an expert in treating chronic pain argued at an Ottawa forum Saturday. Dr. Greg Murphy, who founded the Kingston Orthopaedic and Pain Institute, said that the 2017 guidelines for Canadian doctors who treat chronic pain unrelated […]

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