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APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists Partners with Walmart for Operation Substance Use Disorders Project
The new project follows a collaboration with Walmart announced in August, offering a free comprehensive online training program on opioid stewardship.
Given the evidence of emotional trauma, hopelessness, and social isolation as risk factors for addiction, compassion and support are critical.
The study found that of 568 patients surveyed, 15% had used cannabis within the past 3 years, with half of the users reporting using it regularly and mostly for medical purposes.
Although earlier research has shown slight reductions in opioid abuse rates, this analysis is the first to show statistically significant year-to-year declines.
This webcast discusses a number of topics pertaining to the substance use epidemic and updates in the use of naloxone especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
For any patient in hospice, the advent of myriad therapeutic interventions can help achieve comfort and pain relief.
One afternoon, an emergency department pharmacist receives a medication order to verify. It’s for 10 mg of morphine through IV. The pharmacist notices the dose is unusually high and realizes it could potentially be lethal.
The types of SUDs investigated were tobacco, alcohol, opioid, cannabis, and cocaine.
Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act of 2018 Is an attempt to eliminate ‘patient brokering’.
Study suggests up to 75% of online pharmacies are illegitimate and pose serious health concerns.
Investigators found that approximately 36% of the patients studied received a dosage strength of 250 mg of morphine over a 5-day period, above the CDC’s threshold for risky opioid prescribing.
In the United States, it is estimated that 34 million school hours and $45 billion are lost each year to unplanned dental care.