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It’s time for a reckoning in pain medicine

More than a million Americans have died since the late 1990s from drug overdoses, with the vast majority dying from an opioid overdose. This trend started with the heavy marketing of opioids to physicians as nonaddictive and effective. The number of deaths from overdose has escalated significantly in the past few years. Although many of Read more… It’s time for a reckoning in pain medicine originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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