July 20, 2016 - Published July 20, 2016
State legal restrictions and prescription-opioid … State Legal Restrictions and Prescription-Opioid Use among Disabled Adults. … of controlled-substance laws and found no significant decrease in rates of nonfatal overdose, high opioid … Article
An effective intervention: limiting opioid … prescribing as a means of reducing opioid analgesic misuse, and overdose deaths.
January 23, 2019 - Study
Published January 23, 2019
Drug and opioid-involved … Drug and Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths - United States, 2013-2017. … Print
This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report provides drug and opioid … Book/Report
Addressing Problematic Opioid Use in OECD Countries. … products with mortality from opioid-related overdoses.
October 03, 2018 - Study
Published October 3, 2018
Potentially inappropriate opioid … Potentially Inappropriate Opioid Prescribing, Overdose, and Mortality in Massachusetts, 2011-2015. … prescribing practices contribute to increased opioid use and opioid-related harm . … In this cohort study, researchers found that potentially inappropriate opioid prescribing was associated … use disorder after nonfatal opioid overdose and association with mortality: a cohort study.
February 06, 2019 - Published February 6, 2019
California doctors alarmed as state links their opioid … Policy , practice, and communication strategies have been implemented in an effort to stem the opioid … discuss an initiative in California that sends letters to prescribers whose patients have died due to opioid … An Annual Perspective discussed the patient safety aspects of the opioid epidemic. … Newspaper/Magazine Article
Could CDC guidelines be driving some opioid patients to suicide
July 12, 2017 - Study
Published July 12, 2017
Incidence and predictors of opioid … Incidence and Predictors of Opioid Prescription at Discharge After Traumatic Injury. … However, the true incidence of inappropriate opioid prescribing has not yet been defined. … prescribing, focusing primarily on reducing opioid use for chronic noncancer pain (where there is no … Journal Article
Opioid abuse and poisoning: trends
April 03, 2013 - Published April 3, 2013
The perianesthesia nurse's role in the prevention of opioid-related … The perianesthesia nurse's role in the prevention of opioid-related sentinel events. … Journal Article
The burden of opioid-related adverse … drug events on hospitalized previously opioid-free surgical patients. … , abuse, or overdose in opioid-naive patients as a "Never Event".
June 19, 2019 - Study
Published June 19, 2019
New persistent opioid … New Persistent Opioid Use After Postoperative Intensive Care in US Veterans. … This retrospective cohort study within a Veterans' Affairs hospital examined persistent opioid … use among patients receiving their initial opioid prescription in the surgical intensive care unit. … However, the proportion of patients with persistent opioid use has been declining over time.
May 01, 2020 - PCA involves opioid administration via an infusion pump that delivers a preprogrammed dose of opioid … with opioid PCA administration, many best practices have been recommended. … patients but should be avoided as a first-line opioid choice for opioid naïve patients. 2 , 8 … Postoperative opioid-induced respiratory depression: a closed claims analysis. … Tool Kit: Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) Guidelines of CareFor the Opioid Naïve Patient.
November 09, 2016 - Study
Published November 9, 2016
Increases in drug and opioid … Increases in Drug and Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths - United States, 2010-2015. … Share
Opioid … Opioid overdose deaths are increasing each year, through 2015, and current rates are the highest ever … A previous WebM&M commentary described a fatal opioid overdose.
June 27, 2018 - Published June 27, 2018
Four states with robust prescription drug monitoring programs reduced opioid … Four States With Robust Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Reduced Opioid Dosages. … High-risk opioid prescribing can contribute to misuse . … Prior research suggests that such programs have the potential to reduce opioid-related harm. … One state demonstrated a decrease in the percentage of people who filled an opioid prescription.
November 01, 2017 - Study
Published November 1, 2017
Opioid … Opioid Abuse And Poisoning: Trends In Inpatient And Emergency Department Discharges. … Coincident with the decline in opioid-related visits, a sharp rise in heroin-related hospital visits … These results underscore the concern that tighter controls on opioid medications may lead to heroin … Journal Article
Opioid prescribing for opioid-naive
December 13, 2017 - Study
Published December 13, 2017
The effect of opioid … The Effect of Opioid Prescribing Guidelines on Prescriptions by Emergency Physicians in Ohio. … Print
This pre–post study examined the effect of a change in emergency department opioid … The quantity of opioid prescriptions from emergency departments and the duration of opioid prescriptions … Study
Electronic medical record-based interventions to encourage opioid
August 02, 2017 - Study
Published August 2, 2017
Vital signs: changes in opioid … Vital Signs: Changes in Opioid Prescribing in the United States, 2006-2015. MMWR. … Increased rates of opioid prescribing occurred in areas that are not urban, have a greater proportion … These results are consistent with prior studies about the opioid epidemic. … Web Resource
August 22, 2018 - Published August 22, 2018
Labeling morphine milligram equivalents on opioid … Labeling Morphine Milligram Equivalents on Opioid Packaging: a Potential Patient Safety Intervention. … Twitter
Recent efforts to address the opioid … This review suggests that including a morphine milligram equivalent on opioid labels could reduce the … A PSNet perspective discussed opioid misuse as a patient safety problem.
March 25, 2020 - Organizational Policy/Guidelines
Published March 25, 2020
Opioid … Opioid guidelines for common dental surgical procedures: a multidisciplinary panel consensus. … Journal Article
Children and the opioid epidemic: age-stratified
April 17, 2019 - Study
Published April 17, 2019
Minimizing Opioid … Minimizing Opioid Prescribing in Surgery (MOPiS) Initiative: An Analysis of Implementation Barriers. … Journal Article
Inappropriate opioid prescription … Journal Article
The burden of opioid-related adverse … drug events on hospitalized previously opioid-free surgical patients.
October 04, 2017 - Published October 4, 2017
First, Do No Harm: Marshaling Clinician Leadership to Counter the Opioid … The report highlights the increasing rate of opioid prescriptions in parallel with rising numbers of … opioid overdose deaths and recommends adherence to clinical guidelines on opioid use, specifically the … of opioid medications. … availability and prescription opioid initiation among household members.
March 01, 2017 - Study
Published March 1, 2017
Opioid-prescribing … Opioid-Prescribing Patterns of Emergency Physicians and Risk of Long-Term Use. … This cohort study found wide variations in opioid prescribing practices among emergency departments, … Journal Article
Incidence and predictors of opioid … Journal Article
Opioid prescribing for opioid-naive
August 10, 2011 - Published August 10, 2011
A prevalence study of errors in opioid … A prevalence study of errors in opioid prescribing in a large teaching hospital. … Print
This cross-sectional study found that more than one quarter of opioid
April 22, 2020 - Published April 22, 2020
Discrepancies in written versus calculated durations in opioid … Discrepancies in written versus calculated durations in opioid prescriptions: pre-post study. … Over a 22-month period, nearly 17% of opioid prescriptions were for a duration greater than what was … The study found that making the opioid prescription duration a required field in the electronic health … prescribing practices before and after implementation of a health system intervention to reduce opioid