Tag : opioids

Neurology

Steer Clear of Driving While Taking Prescribed Opioids?

Newsemia
Higher-dose opioids impair driving performance to a minor degree, but patients still need to be advised of this risk so they can decide whether to...
Neurology

Electrical Stimulation May Prevent Opioid-Overdose Death

Newsemia
Electrical stimulation, either through an implantable pacemaker-like device or externally via a defibrillator-type of device, shows promise in getting people who overdose on opioids breathing...
Neurology

Opioids for Chronic Pain Only Nominally Better Than Placebo

Newsemia
Opioids offer marginal pain-control benefits over placebo for patients with chronic pain and "should not be first-line therapy" for pain management, investigators of a new...

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