Navigation Links
As Prescription Painkiller Overdoses Mount, Researchers Outline Effective Approaches to Curb Epidemic
Date:9/20/2012

scription painkiller overdoses.

"BJA has historically provided strong support for the promulgation and dissemination of best practices," said Denise O'Donnell, Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, "and we are gratified by the publication of this paper, which provides much needed guidance and support for how states can most effectively utilize their prescription drug monitoring programs."

The Pew Health Group, a division of The Pew Charitable Trusts, provided funding for the research.

"Protecting patients from medical risks and ensuring their access to safe and effective therapies are significant goals for Pew," said Allan Coukell, director of medical programs for the Pew Health Group. "Prescription painkillers clearly play an important role in modern medicine, but their abuse is also responsible for mounting deaths, suffering and health care costs. These researchers' work will advance the vital actions already being taken to attack this problem."


'/>"/>
SOURCE The Pew Health Group
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Initiative Launches Awareness Campaign
2. Pennsylvania State Police to Accept Expired, Unwanted Prescription Medications
3. Safe Driving Prescription for Senior Drivers
4. Eaton Scientific Announces Clinical Trial Plans for Tropine 3 - Company to Seek FDA Approval as Novel Prescription Drug for Non-Hormonal Treatment of Hot Flashes in Menopausal Women
5. Watson Applauds GPhA Study Demonstrating $1 Trillion in Prescription Drug Savings from Generic Medicines
6. New Study Finds Use of Generic Prescription Drugs Saved Consumers and the U.S. Health Care System $1 Trillion over Past Decade
7. Ranbaxy Commends New IMS Study Which Credits Generic Prescription Drugs With $1 Trillion Savings In U.S. Health Care Costs Over Past 10 Years
8. Protected Classes Prescription Drug Mandates Would Hike Small Business Costs, Drug Company Profits
9. President Obama Signs Landmark Accessible Prescription Drug Label Bill
10. New Video, Website Help Health Plan Sponsors, Patients and Policy Makers Maximize Prescription Drug Benefits, Reduce Wasteful Spending
11. Medbox, Inc. Weighs-in on FDA Evaluation of Prescription Medicine Dispensing Systems
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... September 18, 2014 According ... (Surface & Intravascular Systems- Warming & Cooling), Application ... (Surgeon & Anesthesiologist, Nursing & Paramedical Staff) - ... MarketsandMarkets, this report studies the global Temperature Management Market ... The market is expected to reach $2.5 Billion ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... SAN ANTONIO, Texas , Sept. 18, 2014  Casen ... vessels, skin and muscles to harden.  His case is one ... (GVM) in the world.  The only hospital in ... few in the world, offering treatment with the dual wave-length ... in San Antonio . Using a laser ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... , Sept. 18, 2014 Research ... "China PTCA Balloon Market Investment Report, 2014-2016" ... as a indispensable medical device in percutaneous coronary intervention ... stent, but also as a device for pre-/post-stent dilatations. ... related to that of PCI. As national ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Temperature Management Market Worth $2.5 Billion by 2019 2Temperature Management Market Worth $2.5 Billion by 2019 3Temperature Management Market Worth $2.5 Billion by 2019 4Methodist Children's Hospital In San Antonio, TX Only Hospital In The U.S. Treating Rare Vascular Condition With Dual Wave-Length Laser 2China PTCA Balloon Market Investment Report, 2014-2016 2China PTCA Balloon Market Investment Report, 2014-2016 3
... Medical Systems, a global developer of high-end ultrasound systems, ... number of clinical applications and ranked first or second ... KLAS  "Ultrasound 2011: Innovation on the Move" report. ... monitoring and reporting the performance of information technology and ...
... Suneva Medical, a privately-held aesthetic medical device ... aesthetics injectable business with approval from Health Canada ... dermal filler for nasolabial folds or smile line ... long-lasting treatment, Bellafill provides physicians the opportunity to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ZONARE Scores in Clinical Applications, Performance and Customer Support & Service in KLAS 2011 Ultrasound Report 2ZONARE Scores in Clinical Applications, Performance and Customer Support & Service in KLAS 2011 Ultrasound Report 3Suneva Medical Announces Canadian Approval of Bellafill™ 2
(Date:9/18/2014)... (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 October is ... Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And the Centers for Disease ... a scary story. , According to the CDC survey, ... of men in the U.S. experience some form of ... relationship. The same survey shows that about half of ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 18, 2014 According to ... Market Research "Pipeline Analysis of Hospital Acquired ... Amikacin Inhale, Plazomicin, and Synflorix) - Global ... Forecast 2014 - 2020," six phase III ... 3.8 billion by 2020. , Browse the ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... September 18, 2014 The Spartan race ... Period. With course lengths of 3+miles (Sprint), 8+miles, ... mud, water, and signature obstacles designed to help participants ... enjoy participating in a Spartan Race and the feeling ... Spartan races attract and accept people of all ages, ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ItsHot.com, a ... is now offering a 65-80% discount on its attractive ... whopping 71% off on its 14K Gold Pave Diamond ... band can now be bought for just $775. The ... , Talking about this diamond band, a representative stated, ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... With the arrival of subsequent-entry biologics (SEBs) set to alter ... to educate stakeholders on their potential impact. The bottom line: ... patients must be well informed when speaking to their healthcare ... an infographic and an expert video explaining the impact of ... Arthritis Society’s position paper on SEBs. ,“This new ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:What you should know about domestic violence 2Health News:What you should know about domestic violence 3Health News:What you should know about domestic violence 4Health News:What you should know about domestic violence 5Health News:Pipeline Analysis of Hospital Acquired Pneumonia Drugs Market Reveals Six Potential Late Stage Candidates and Ten Late Stage Candidates: Transparency Market Research 2Health News:Pipeline Analysis of Hospital Acquired Pneumonia Drugs Market Reveals Six Potential Late Stage Candidates and Ten Late Stage Candidates: Transparency Market Research 3Health News:Pipeline Analysis of Hospital Acquired Pneumonia Drugs Market Reveals Six Potential Late Stage Candidates and Ten Late Stage Candidates: Transparency Market Research 4Health News:A Marine Corps Combat Veteran Teams Up with Spartan Races to Ease the Pain and Speed Up Recovery of Spartan Race Warriors with Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Creams 2Health News:A Marine Corps Combat Veteran Teams Up with Spartan Races to Ease the Pain and Speed Up Recovery of Spartan Race Warriors with Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Creams 3Health News:A Marine Corps Combat Veteran Teams Up with Spartan Races to Ease the Pain and Speed Up Recovery of Spartan Race Warriors with Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Creams 4Health News:ItsHot.com Now Offering 65-80% Discount on its Striking Collection of Diamond Wedding Bands 2Health News:Subsequent-entry biologics set to alter the arthritis treatment landscape 2
... arteries remains the leading cause of disease and death in ... Medicine researcher is helping to open new pathways toward treating ... of biomedical sciences, is researching mutant forms of a human ... grow new blood vessels to restore blood flow in damaged ...
... Source Endurance is pleased to,announce that it ... Sports and,Fitness of San Marcos Texas to collaborate ... encompass several areas of,collaboration including the sharing and ... training approaches, and deployment of one,of the first ...
... Children,s Research Hospital have demonstrated that children with ... can retain normal function in both kidneys by ... when preoperative scans suggest that the tumors are ... St. Jude patients with bilateral Wilms tumor exhibiting ...
... Programs to be Marketed to Over 50,000 Members ... ... CANTEL MEDICAL,CORP. (NYSE: CMN ) and the National Safety Council ... prepare for the threat of a flu pandemic and similar,infectious diseases. The ...
... A SpaCapsule, Could Change The Outcome Of This ... Year,s Presidential Election, MIAMI, March 24 ... John McCain, Hillary Clinton and,Barack Obama,s stress levels are at an all ... city to city making,numerous public appearances. This can cause lack of sleep ...
... A study by a New York University dental research ... (gum) disease are more likely to develop gestational diabetes ... , The study, led by Dr. Ananda P. Dasanayake, ... NYU College of Dentistry, followed 256 women at New ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:FSU researcher's 'mutant' proteins could lead to new treatment for heart disease 2Health News:Source Endurance and So High Sports Announce Research Alliance for Physiology and Human Performance 2Health News:Source Endurance and So High Sports Announce Research Alliance for Physiology and Human Performance 3Health News:St. Jude study offers new hope for children with kidney tumors deemed inoperable 2Health News:Cantel Medical Corp. and National Safety Council Launch Joint Initiative to Prepare Businesses and Individuals for Flu Pandemic 2Health News:Cantel Medical Corp. and National Safety Council Launch Joint Initiative to Prepare Businesses and Individuals for Flu Pandemic 3Health News:Stress On The Campaign Trail, One Issue All The Candidates Agree On 2Health News:NYU dental researchers find evidence of periodontal disease leading to gestational diabetes 2
Titanium. Straight shafts with 6 mm platform and Pierse tips. Flat serrated handle with dull finish....
Delicate strong curved serrated tips. Serrated handle with dull finish....
1 x 2 teeth, cross serrated 5 mm 60 degree angled platform. Round knurled handle with polished finish....
Two 2.75 mm long tips separated 1 mm with 1 x 2 teeth. Serrated handle with dull finish....
Medicine Products: