Opioid Abuse

House Call 2: Managing OIC in a 76-Year-Old Woman—Gastroenterology and Pain Management Perspectives

House Call 2: Managing OIC in a 76-Year-Old Woman—Gastroenterology and Pain Management Perspectives

Recognize how opioid analgesia affects the gastrointestinal tract and creates risk for opioid-induced constipation (OIC)

Long-term care facilities could collect residents' unused prescription drugs under new federal regulation to combat abuse

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Long-term care facilities will have a role to play in a new prescription drug take-back effort aimed at curbing addiction and abuse, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday.