Tag Archives: opioids

Half of urine drug screens revealed improper medication use!

Half of urine drug screens revealed improper medication use!  Wow.  A study of over 4,000,000 (!) urine drug screens showed that 52% of patients were taking inappropriate medication.  The most common combination of medications misused were opioids (pain medicines) and … Continue reading

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Nevada has instituted a new controlled substance law for prescribers to follow… or else!

Nevada has instituted a new controlled substance law for prescribers to follow…. or else! I recently attended a 2-hour evening session informing me of the details of the new Nevada AB474, Nevada’s opioid prescribing law.  Unless your head has been … Continue reading

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I am a myth-buster! Myth-busting at musculoskeletal issues…

Yes, call me a myth-buster!  In my recent family medicine journal there is a fantastic article (with research to back up their recommendations) that helps with musculoskeletal issues.  Which of these categories do you fit in?! Are you a middle-aged … Continue reading

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