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The United States has the ignominious distinction of leading the world in opioid prescribing,and in opioid-related overdose deaths. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that over 40,000 peo...
The incidence of opioid-related overdoses is increasing at an alarming pace, largely driven by the increased use of fentanyl and its analogues. The need for sound and reliable sources of data on opioi...
Given the current opioid crisis in Canada, there is interest in the role of opioid toxicity in suicide deaths, particularly in whether any observed patterns are similar to those of unintentional death...
Opioid misuse has been a growing problem in Alberta and throughout Canada and the U.S. in recent years. According to Alberta Health, the number of fentanyl-related overdose deaths in Alberta rose from...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether IV acetaminophen can decrease the need for subsequent opioid administration in the acute management of sickle cell crisis pain in the pedi...
This study will assess and evaluate conference attendance feasibility and will gather feedback about preferences and barriers to attendance at the American Society for Nutrition annual con...
Prospective, randomized study of Summit Porocoat versus Summit DuoFix HA in total hip arthroplasty
INTRODUCTION. Health education based on interventions with new information and communication technologies. OBJECTIVE. To compare the effectiveness of an educational physiotherapy interven...
Opioids are an important component of post-operative pain management among children, but are often prescribed in excess and rarely disposed of appropriately. The lack of prompt and proper ...
Work that consists of a conference of physicians on their observations of a patient at the bedside, regarding the physical state, laboratory and other diagnostic findings, clinical manifestations, results of current therapy, etc. A clinical conference usually ends with a confirmation or correction of clinical findings by a pathological diagnosis performed by a pathologist. "Clinical conference" is often referred to as a "clinico-pathological conference."
Work consisting of summary statements, from a conference sponsored by NIH, representing the majority of current opinion of physicians, scientists, and other professionals on a selected subject.
A synthetic opioid that is used as the hydrochloride. It is an opioid analgesic that is primarily a mu-opioid agonist. It has actions and uses similar to those of MORPHINE. It also has a depressant action on the cough center and may be given to control intractable cough associated with terminal lung cancer. Methadone is also used as part of the treatment of dependence on opioid drugs, although prolonged use of methadone itself may result in dependence. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1082-3)
A class of opioid receptors recognized by its pharmacological profile. Kappa opioid receptors bind dynorphins with a higher affinity than endorphins which are themselves preferred to enkephalins.
A class of opioid receptors recognized by its pharmacological profile. Mu opioid receptors bind, in decreasing order of affinity, endorphins, dynorphins, met-enkephalin, and leu-enkephalin. They have also been shown to be molecular receptors for morphine.