A Flood of Opioids, a Rising Tide of Deaths.
N Engl J Med. 2010 Nov 18;363(21):1981-1985
Authors: Okie S
Faced with an epidemic of drug abuse and overdose deaths, the FDA has proposed a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy for prescription opioid pain relievers, involving improved education for physicians and patients about risks associated with long-acting opioids.
PMID: 21083382 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]